Monday, February 17, 2020
Newsnet needs your financial support
Subscribe

Tag: Scottish Languages

A history of Scottish languages – part 9

by Paul Kavanagh Read part 8 1800 AD : It was during this period that both Scotland's major languages became minoritised, but Scots and...

A history of Scottish languages – part 7

by Paul Kavanagh Read part 6 1400 AD : A massive shift to Scots is in progress in the Lowlands. By this time Scots...

A history of Scottish languages – part 3

by Paul Kavanagh 600 AD : Pictish and Cumbric were now seen as quite different languages spoken by distinct peoples.  They may still have...

A history of Scottish languages – part 2

by Paul Kavanagh 300 AD :  By this time the Brittonic dialect of Roman Britain was beginning to undergo a massive set of phonetic...

What’s in a name?

by Paul Kavanagh   The origins and meanings of the names of Scottish languages The study of word origins is called etymology, the word...