Leids o Scotland

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 leidsEedit

Germanic leidsEedit

Celtic leidsEedit

Ither leidsEedit

  • 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.

DifferencesEedit

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 leidsEedit

Celtic leidsEedit

Germanic leidsEedit

Roman leidsEedit

Ither leidsEedit

Ither leids haes been spoken in Scotland: