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The soondbuird ablo gies a wheen Scots wirds that’s símilar in ither Germanic leids, sic as Norse (Norwegian), English an Swades (Swedish). This is maistly juist for fun, an the wirds micht or micht no be cognates (wirds stryndit frae the ae soorce) in the strict linguistic sense.

🔊 Chap on the buttons tae hear the wirds spoken.

Soondbuird

Scots Norse Swades Dutch English German
Scots Norse Swades Dutch English German
Scots Norse Swades Dutch English German
Scots Norse Swades Dutch English German
Scots Norse Swades Dutch English German
Scots Norse Swades Dutch English German

Note: the Scots leid haes as its springheid Early Norland Middle English. Middle English is the name gien tae the varieties o English (sic as the foresaid norland ane) spoken frae aboot 1150 (circa 400 years afore Shakespeare’s time). By the stert o the 16t century Scots haed gane a guid gate in becomin a leid in its ain richt, uised baith by the ordinar fowk as weel as the high heid anes in the government, law etc. Ower yon time the North o England haed leukit til the sooth o England for its cultural wysins, an the leids sindert. The twa sister tongues, houiver, still haed a feck o skaired vocabular. A wheen Modren Scots wirds listit abuin (sic as bairn an hoose) still kythe the day in norland dialects o Modren English; hou muckle, I dinna ken.

References etc.

Ony mistaks abuin is the faut o the editor.

Norse, Swades, Dutch an German audio dounlaidit frae Google Translate. Scottish English audio by CALL Scotland. Scots vyce airtists: Antonia Uri an Joanne Andrews.