Item description for Scots Thesaurus (Scottish National Dictionary Publications) by Iseabail MacLeod, Pauline Cairns, Caroline MacAfee & Ruth Martin...
* Subject-by-subject access to over 20,000 Scots words with definitions in English * Wide-ranging coverage of different subjects including animal and plant life, farming and fishing, food and drink, emotions and character * Introduction commenting on the distinctive aspects and qualities of the Scots language * English index to guide users to the appropriate Scots words
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Release Date Dec 15, 2001
Publisher Edinburgh University Press
ISBN 1902930037 ISBN13 9781902930039
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nifty reference guide Jan 23, 2008
This Scots Thesaurus is divided into 15 different sections which makes locating the words a lot easier when you are really busy.
1. Birds, Wild Animals, Invertebrates 2. Domestic Animals 3. Water Life 4. Plant 5. Environment 6. Water, Sea, Ships 7. Farming 8. Life Cycle, Family 9. Physical States 10. Food And Drink 11. Law 12. War, Fighting, Violent 13. Architecture, Buildings, Trades 14. Religion, Superstition, Education and Festivals 15. Emotions, Character and Social Behaviour Plus Index. 500 pages, so this is not a 'girls' guide' version
You are given words in current usages, notation of regionalisms, even notations if the word is older. Excellent companion toThe Concise Scots Dictionary andConcise English-Scots Dictionary.
Also recommendedLuath Scots Language Learner: An Introduction to Contemporary Spoken Scots