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Lexical variation in Scotland:

In the Scottish variety of the English language some words from ancient times are still vivid. Here are just a few examples of words which you can find in the Scots daily life speech.

Scottish English Standard English
aye yes
janitor caretaker
loch lake
wee small
wheesht be quiet
Pinkie little finger
mind remember
dram drink (of whisky)
bonnie good, nice, beautiful
kirk church
stook plaster



Please take also a look at:

Scottish Dialect Variation
Scottish Accent Variation