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Place-Names and the Scots Language: The Marches of Lexical and Onomastic Research

@article{Scott2007PlaceNamesAT,
  title={Place-Names and the Scots Language: The Marches of Lexical and Onomastic Research},
  author={M. Scott},
  journal={Scottish language},
  year={2007},
  volume={26},
  pages={1-15}
}
  • M. Scott
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Scottish language
I. INTRODUCTION Lexicography and onomastics are two closely related disciplines that are often of benefit to one another. Both also make an important contribution to wider aspects of language study. Onomastic evidence for Scots can help to shed light on the period of pre-literary Scots and fill in some of the gaps in the record of lexical evolution from Anglian Old English to Early Scots. Scottish name evidence can also be of particular relevance to English onomastics. This paper focuses on… Expand
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