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Phonetics and phonology

Robert McColl Millar

in Northern and Insular Scots

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623167
eISBN:
9780748651528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623167.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the phonological variation in the area covering the vowel systems, consonant phonology and prosody. It shows that the Scots dialects of northern Scotland and the Northern Isles ... More


Northern and Insular Scots

Robert McColl Millar

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623167
eISBN:
9780748651528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623167.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

The Scots dialects of northern Scotland, Orkney, and Shetland are among the most traditional varieties of ‘English’, exhibiting features not current elsewhere for centuries. Until recently, they were ... More


Introduction

Robert McColl Millar

in Northern and Insular Scots

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623167
eISBN:
9780748651528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623167.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This introductory chapter first sets out the focus of the book, namely the Scots dialects of northern Scotland and the Northern Isles of Orkney and Shetland — dialects spoken by a wide variety of ... More


Our Friends Across the Water: Northern Ireland Media Coverage of the Scottish Independence Referendum

Anthea Irwin

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter opens by noting a degree of closeness of Scottish politics for Northern Irish media and their consumers, also summarizing some historical factors in relation to present circumstances in ... More


Texts

Robert McColl Millar

in Northern and Insular Scots

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623167
eISBN:
9780748651528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623167.003.0071
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter presents texts that provide a comprehensive ‘snapshot’ of local speech norms throughout northern Scotland and the Northern Isles. For each sample, a transcription into a Scots form of ... More


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