Scots Dictionaries

As I’m learning the hard way, not all Scots is particularly close to English. And John Weston, in preparing the collection we have of MacDiarmid’s poems, chose not to gloss terms like “muckle” and “maun” that, even pronounced aloud, may not have an obvious English equivalent. I found a couple of online glossaries and dictionaries that I found useful, and figured  I would share them here.

The Wikipedia Scots-English-Scots dictionary entry is useful insofar as it provides connotations and particular usages alongside simple translations, and Lexilogos has a searchable Scots dictionary, which fills in some gaps in the Wikipedia site.

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