Video: The origins of the Scots language – in Scots

The Angus McIntosh Centre for Historical Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh has published a short video – in both Scots and English versions – tracking what we know of the tongues, peoples and events that shaped the earliest linguistic history of Scots.

The video is the result of a collaboration between: AMC researchers; Hamish MacDonald, the Scots Scriever (who narrates the Scots version); Derrick McClure, University of Aberdeen (who translated the narrative into Scots); Alistair Hardie (who performed the accompanying music); and the University of Edinburgh Innovation Team (who created the animation).

The origins of the Scots language – in Scots

An introduction to the tongues, peoples and events that shaped the earliest history of the Scots language. Please note, the Scots subtitles are listed as “Es…

 

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