Unique subject guide to over 20,000 Scots words.
- Subject-by-subject access to Scots words with definitions in English
- Wide-ranging coverage of different subjects including animal and plant life, farming and fishing, food and drink, emotions and character
- Introduction commenting on the distinctive aspects and qualities of the Scots language
- English index to guide users to the appropriate Scots words
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