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Scottish Language Help

Posted by Jody on October 13, 2010 at 5:47 PM

I know when you are working with census records or birth and death records it can be difficult to interpret what is written and then understand what it means. The following links are helpful tools when working with Scottish and to a degree English records. 


 

Gaelic Dictionaries

http://www.ceantar.org/Dicts/index.html ;


Scots Paleography http://www.jaydax.co.uk/genlinks/palaeography.html


Scots Vernacular

http://www.firstfoot.com/dictionary


The School Gaelic Dictionary http://www.clanmacrae.org/documents/gaelic.htm


Dictionary of Scots language

http://www.dsl.ac.uk/dsl/


Scottish Handwriting 

http://www.scottishhandwriting.com/

 

 

 


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