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A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue

Craigie, William A. Sir

A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue

from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth

by Craigie, William A. Sir

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Published by The University of Chicago press, H. Milford, Oxford university press in Chicago, Ill, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scots language -- Dictionaries,
  • Popular culture -- Scotland -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir William A. Craigie ....
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE2116 .C7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15088806M
    ISBN 100080306837
    LC Control Number38021689
    OCLC/WorldCa770465

    The Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue is a muckle ten-volume dictionar o Auld Scots (whilk it defines as bein frae the 12t yeahunner tae the hinnend o the 17t).. A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue: from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth; by William A. Craigie (and A. J. Aitken; James A. C. Stevenson).Chicago & London, - Description: A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue aims to define and illustrate every word or sense found in written Scots up to It touches every facet of medieval and renaissance Scottish life and society, and supplies a wealth of illustration in the form of quotations for every word and meaning presented.

    Scottish tongue is a crossword puzzle clue. Clue: Scottish tongue. Scottish tongue is a crossword puzzle clue that we have spotted 14 times. There are related clues (shown below). The meanings of the early attestations of the Scots word eldritch are given in the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (hereafter DOST) as 'Belonging to, or resembling, the elves or similar beings' and 'Connected with, proceeding from, suggestive.

    A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue: from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth / by Sir William A. Craigie University of Chicago Press ; H. Milford, Oxford University Press Chicago: London Australian/Harvard Citation. Scottish inch. The now obsolete Edinburgh, , ISBN (NB book focusses on Scottish weights and measures exclusively) This article incorporates text from "Dwelly's [Scottish] Gaelic Dictionary" (). Scottish National Dictionary and Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue Last edited on 5 May , at Content is imperial/US units: 1/36 yd,  1/12 ft.


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A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue by Craigie, William A. Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

DSL brings together the two major historical dictionaries of the Scots language. Modern Scots ( onwards) in The Scottish National Dictionary (SND) ; Older Scots (12 th century - ) in A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (DOST).

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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue, Vol. 6: Po-Quh: From the Twelfth Century to the End of the SeventeenthFormat: Hardcover. In dictionary: Scholarly dictionaries. plan, Sir William Craigie, undertook A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue himself, covering the period from the 14th to the 17th century in Scottish speech.

Enough material was amassed under his direction so that editing could begin in (publication, however, did not begin until ), and before his. The Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (DOST) is a volume dictionary that documents the history of the Scots language covering Older Scots from the earliest written evidence in the 12th century until the year DOST was compiled over.

The Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue defines and illustrates every meaning of every word used in written English in Scotland up towhen the Scots language merges with standard English. It touches every facet of medieval and renaissance Scottish life and society and supplies a wealth of illustration in the form of quotations accompanying each word and meaning it Format: Paperback.

A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue. Covering the language of Scotland up to the yearA Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue comprises 12 large volumes and is now available online as part of the Dictionary of the Scots Language.

Read more Concise Scots Dictionary. A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (DOST) This volume dictionary documents the history of the Scots language from the earliest written evidence in the twelfth century until the year DOST was compiled over a period of some eighty years: the first fascicle, Part I.

of Volume I, from A-ASSEMBLE, was published in November but. The Dictionary of the Scots Language comprises electronic versions of the two major historical dictionaries of the Scots language.

These were the volume Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue and the volume Scottish National Dictionary with its. A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue: from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth by Craigie, William A.

(William Alexander), Sir, Pages: A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue Volume VI: Po-Quh: From the Twelfth Century to the End of the Seventeenth Founded on the Collections of Sir William Craigie Edited by A. Aitken and James A. Stevenson. A Aberdeen University Press Publication. The Dictionary of the Scots Language (DSL) (Scots: Dictionar o the Scots Leid, Scottish Gaelic: Faclair de Chànan na Albais) is an online Scots-English dictionary, now run by Scottish Language Dictionaries, a charity and limited available via the Internet, the work comprises the two major dictionaries of the Scots language.

Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue. Get this from a library. A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue: from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth.

[William A Craigie, Sir; A J Aitken]. A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue: from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth. The Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue is a great store of treasures for the researcher or the merely curious. Its twelve volumes, as well as offering a unique point of entry to Scottish medieval and renaissance society, form a substantial monument to many years of scholarship throughout the twentieth century and, in the development of the ideas that underpin it, a bridge to the.

A compilation of a dictionary of the Scottish language beforethe volume Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue, was completed in ; it and the Scottish National Dictionary were digitized and made available on the Internet as the Dictionary of the Scots Language in This book celebrates the rich diversity of the Scots language and the culture it embodies.

It marks two important events in Scots language scholarship: the completion of the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (DOST) in and the publication of its final volumes in The thirteen chapters which comprise the volume cover many aspects of Scottish life as illuminated by the.

It is Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue. Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue listed as DOST. Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue - How is Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue abbreviated.

National resources, such as the Scottish National Dictionary (now combined on-line with the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue as.

In the charitable organisation The Friends of the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue, was set up to help with fund raising.

This initiative grew directly out of the concern felt by scholars at the possibility, made public inthat DOST might founder. It was administered by a distinguished body of Trustees. The Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue defines and illustrates every meaning of every word used in written English in Scotland up towhen the Scots language merged with standard English.

It touches every facet of medieval and renaissance Scottish life and society and supplies a wealth of illustration in the form of quotations accompanying every word and meaning it.

The Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue defines and illustrates every meaning of every word used in written English in Scotland up towhen the Scots language merges with standard English.

It touches every facet of medieval and renaissance Scottish life and society and supplies a wealth of illustration in the form of quotations accompanying every word and meaning it.

This book celebrates the rich diversity of the Scots language and the culture it embodies. It marks two important events in Scots language scholarship: the completion of the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (DOST) in and the publication of its final volumes in Format: Hardcover.He has been called ‘the most productive lexicographer of his time’, and in his later years worked simultaneously on three major dictionaries, the Oxford English Dictionary, his own Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue, and the historical Dictionary of American English ().

In order to edit the latter, he took a post as a professor.MacAfee, CCaroline Macafee’s story about A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue. in The Book that Changed my Life. Luath Press, Edinburgh, pp.

Author: Caroline MacAfee.