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Pocket Scots Dictionary

Scottish Language Dictionaries


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 quintessential research organisation for the Scots Language. They are responsible for the major dictionaries of the Scots Language and undertake a wide range of educational outreach work with people of all ages and abilities.

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