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Published by Published for the University of Edinburgh by Nelson in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Scots language -- Dialects.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Angus McIntosh.
SeriesUniversity of Edinburgh linguistic survey of Scotland monographs -- 1
The Physical Object
Number of Pages122
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Open LibraryOL18957768M

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