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Rouxburghshire word-book being a record of the special vernacular vocabulary of the County of Roxburgh, with an appendix of specimens. by George Watson

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Scots language -- Scotland -- Roxburghshire

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Edition Notes

SeriesTransactions of the Scottish Dialects Committee, special number, 1923
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE2322 W37
The Physical Object
Pagination344p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15369146M

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The Roxburghshire Word Book by George Watson, the article Braid Haaick by Elliot Cowan Smith (as well as Mang Howes an Knowes, his unsurpassed piece of Hawick prose), and Hawick Place Names by W.S. Robson (as well as the follow-up article Some Changes since the Second World War by Henry Nivet and the booklet Street Names of Hawick by.   A Hawick Word Book - by Douglas Scott By Larry Ruickbie at Douglas Scott has created what I would term a masterpiece. I can not praise enough this work on Hawick and its people going back centuries. The amount of detail is mind boggling. - The Roxburghshire Word-Book: Being a Record of the Special Vernacular Vocabulary of the County of Roxburgh, with an Appendix of Specimens George Watson Excerpt More information. Created Date. The first recorded mention in SND is from the Roxburghshire Word-book: “A barrie gadjee [fellow]” () and it states that it’s borrowed from the Gipsy dialect of Kirk Yetholm. That this is originally a gipsy word is in no doubt but wider research has ante-dated this in Scotland to the late nineteenth century.