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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue

William Craigie

A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue

From the Twelfth Century to the End of the Seventeenth Part 38

by William Craigie

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9976849M
    ISBN 100080306772
    ISBN 109780080306773
    OCLC/WorldCa233816553

    As Project Manager from , he led the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue project to its successful conclusion. Dr Anthony Harvey, Editor of the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Medieval Latin from Celtic Sources (DMLCS). He has been part of the DMLCS project since and Editor since Definition: an insignificant person Ablach is a word with a somewhat gory etymology. The earliest use of the word was in reference to a mangled also has been used, according to the Dictionary of the Scots Language, to refer to “a body not necessarily dead but maimed or reduced to a pitiable condition.”Since the late 19th century, ablach has been used in Scotland to refer .


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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue by William Craigie 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). A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue, Vol.

6: Po-Quh: From the Twelfth Century to the End of the Seventeenth [Craigie, William, Aitken, A. J., Stevenson, James A. C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 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 A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue book 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. This book comprises of thirteen essays celebrating the publication of the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (DOST). The essays are accompanied by an introduction of Alasdair MacDonald.

The book contains also an envoi by William Gillies and an appendix with bibliographical notes on the editors of the dictionary. Scots English Dictionary Online Translation, Language, Grammar. Dictionar o the Scots Leid, Dictionaries of the Scots language: Dictionary of the older Scottish tongue (12 th th) & Scottish national dictionary (since 18 th).

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.

Aitken; James A. 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 Mayat Content is imperial/US units: 1/36 yd,  1/12 ft.

Scottish Dialect Scottish Pronunciation Scottish Words Scottish Given Names Scottish Sayings Scottish Family Names Scottish Place Names This is an informal guide to the Scots tongue for the benefit of occasional visitors to Scotland or readers of Scottish literature. Tsear, listed in the and Toronto telephone directory [TD] TSERA a populated place in Burma (now Myanmar) [GeoNames] References DAGN Dictionary of Ashkenazic Given Names, Alexander Beider, DOST Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue, DUB Dictionary of Universal Biography, Albert Hyamson, EB Encyclopaedia Britannica EDD.

This is nonsense. In fact, a quick check through either the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (DOST) or the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) under elsin, n.

would have shown them that the word was recorded in Middle English from the middle of the fifteenth century onwards, with the meaning 'an awl'.

Aitken Textual problems and the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue ()1 Edited by Caroline Macafee, How to cite this paper (adapt to the desired style): Aitken, A.

(, ) ZTextual problems and the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue [ in †A. Aitken, ed. Caroline Macafee, ZCollected Writings on the Scots Language [ (), [online]. Harry D. Watson is the author of Kilrenny and Cellardyke ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), A Literary Biography of William Tennant /5.

‘A history of Scots to ’, Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue, vol. xii Oxford University Press, (accessed 29 November ). Macafee, Caroline ‘Studying Scots vocabulary’, in Corbett, McClure and Stuart-Smith (eds.), pp. 50–Cited by:   The print Middle English Dictionary, now complete, has been described as "the greatest achievement in medieval scholarship in America." pages offer a comprehensive analysis of lexicon and usage for the periodbased on the analysis of a collection of over three million citation slips, the largest collection of this kind Author: Amanda Watson.

Old Scottish Sayings, Scottish Words And Slang Your Granny May Have Used. Updated 22 January, This is where you can have a look at some of our fine old Scottish sayings that go back not only to grandma’s day, but for generations beyond.

“publicly, adv.” in William A[lexander] Craigie, A[dam] J[ack] Aitken [et al.], editors, A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue: From the Twelfth Century to the End of the Seventeenth, Oxford: Oxford University Press, –, →OCLC; reproduced on The Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.

old translation in English-Scottish Gaelic dictionary. gd Tha còir aig na h-uile air àite còmhnaidh a tha iomchaidh airson an slàinte fhein is slàinte an teaghlaich - sin a ' gabhail na ghlacan biadh, aodach, taigheadas, lèigh-aire agus seirbhisean sòisealta - agus a thuilleadh air sin tha còir aca air dìon ann an aghaidh call-obrach, tinneas, eu-cothrom, banntrachd, seann aois.

The influence of English upon Scots did not begin with the Reformation, however. In the poetry of the makaris of the age of James IV (e.g.

William Dunbar), there are frequent traces of English-type phonology (e.g. so instead of sa, etc.) and morphology (e.g.

-ith as the ending of the third person present indicative of verbs, and the use of -ing for the present .Old Scots definition is - the Scots language in use from before about