The Pocket Scots Dictionary, based on the Concise Scots Dictionary, provides information on Scots language for the general public and for schools in a compact and user-friendly form.
- Scots words old and new, general and local
- Clear, simple definitions
- Pronunciation guide for difficult words
- Literary uses as in Burns and Scott
- Brief history of Scots
About the Author
Scottish Language Dictionaries is the nation's resource for the Scots language. They research, document and analyse the Scots language using historical texts and current usage and from this compile and maintain authoritative dictionaries of Scots, including the great historical dictionaries, A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue and the Scottish National Dictionary, the scholarly single volume Concise Scots Dictionary and the handy Essential Scots Dictionary. You can find out more about Scottish Language Dictionaries on their website: www.scotsdictionaries.org.uk