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Scots is the Germanic language, related to English, spoken in Lowland Scotland and Ulster, not the Celtic language Gaelic!

This dictionary can only be considered a rough guide. For the full meanings and usages of Scots words consult the Concise Scots Dictionary or the Scottish national Dictionary, both published by SLD Ltd.
For more detail try The Dictionar o the Scots Leid.

It is advisable to read the following before using the Dictionary:

  1. Search Tips Tips for achieving a successful translation.
  2. Abbreviations Abbreviations used in the dictionary.
  3. Spelling Guide A guide to non-regional Scots spelling.
    Pronunciation is also mentioned.
  4. Phonetic Symbols Phonetic symbols used in the spelling guide.
  5. Use the Online Scots Dictionary.
    Translate from Scots to English
    Translate from English to Scots
    Leaf through the Scots to English dictionary as in a book.
  6. Handheld version available at
    WAP version available at

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