Re: Scots/Scottish English (was: Re: Merhaba (was: Re: Icelandic))
|From:||Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 11, 2004, 15:37|
--- Tristan McLeay <zsau@...> wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Jan 2004, Costentin Cornomorus
> > If we must insist that Scots is a dialect,
> then it is a dialect that
> > is only barely understandable to a speaker of
> the language it is
> > suppsed to be a mere dialect of!
> How about a speaker of Scottish Standard
> English (SSE)?
It's English, yes? A thing I've noticed about
Scotish language is that there is a very wide
range of possible useage from the very English to
the very Scots. English only speakers (i.e.
southrons) will have the most difficult time with
the high Scots; Scottish folks with some level of
familiarity with Scots will naturally have less
la cieurgeourea provoer mal trasfu ast meiyoer ke 'l andrext ben trasfu.
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