Dictionar o the Scots Leid

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The Dictionary of the Scots Language (DSL) (Scots: Dictionar o the Scots Leid) is an online Scots-Inglis dictionary, now run bi Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd, a charity an limited company. The dictionar is freely available on the internet an comprises the twa leadin dictionaries o the Scots leid:

DOST contains information aboot Aulder Scots wirds in uise frae the 12t tae the end o the 17t centuries (Early an Middle Scots); an SND contains information aboot Scots wirds in uise frae 1700 tae the 1970s (Modern Scots). Together these 22 volumes gie a comprehensive history of Scots. The SND Bibliography an the DOST Register o Titles hae also been digitised an can be searched in the same way as the main data files. A new supplement, compiled bi Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd, wis addit in 2005.

The digitisation project, which ran frae Februar 2001 to Januar 2004, wis based at the University o Dundee, wi some financial additional support frae the Scottish Executive, the Arts and Humanities Research Board, Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd, the Russell Trust, an the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland. The project wis directit bi Victor Skretkowicz an editit bi Susan Rennie.

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