LINKS: Shetland Dialect (incl. NORN words)
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Author:  Ljun [ Mon Jan 17, 2011 12:39 am ]
Post subject:  LINKS: Shetland Dialect (incl. NORN words)

A few Links to webpages that include Shetland Dialect containing Norn words.

Shetland Dictionary (Shetlopedia):

SHETLAND FORWIRDS (Shetland Dialect incl. Dictionary):

Here is a link to an article about Norn influence on Shetlandic and Orcadian dialects:

If you go to the following links, you can scroll down and find out a lot about Shetland incl. Shetland Dialect:

These are all texts that can be downloaded in PDF and other formats.

Just scroll down, and many of the links will include linguistics, placenames etc.

Here are some linguistic links that you get if you scroll down on that link:

An etymological glossary of the Shetland & Orkney dialect : with some derivations of names of places in Shetland (1866)

Examples of printed folk-lore concerning the Orkney & Shetland islands (1903)

The English dialect grammar, comprising the dialects of England, of the Shetland and Orkney islands, and of those parts of Scotland, Ireland & Wales where English is habitually spoken (1905)

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