Leids o Scotland

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Scotland haes twa auncient leids (Scots leid an Scots Gaelic) an ane that's been aboot for the bygane three-fowerhunder year (Inglis). Mony leids haes been spoken thare ower the years faws intae twa general kynds: Germanic leids an Celtic leids.

Leevin leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Germanic leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Celtic leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ither leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Breetish Sign Leid: Some hearin fowk haes it as a mither tongue acause thair mithers an faithers is deif. It isna sib tae Inglis, but is a leid in its ain richt.

Differences[eedit | eedit soorce]

Atween Ingles and Scots thar ur sum wurds an grammar in common an sum no.

Samples o grammatical an wurd differences atween Ingles, Scots Ingles and Scots
Ingles Scots Ingles Scots
May I come too? Can I come too? Can a come ana?
I should, if I were you. I would, if I was you. A wid, if a wis ye.
My hair needs/wants washing. My hair needs washed. Ma hares needin washen/washt.
He won't do that. He'll not do that. He'll no dae that.
Does anyone know? Does anybody know? Dis onybody ken?

Extinct leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Celtic leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Germanic leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Roman leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ither leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ither leids haes been spoken in Scotland: