Scots
Lowland Scots
(Braid) Scots, Lallans, Doric
Country United Kingdom, Ireland
Region
Ethnicity Scots
Speakers
99,200 (2019)
L2 speakers: 1,500,000
Family
Early Forms
Dialects
Writing
Latin
AreaScotland except highlands; lowlands: Aberdeen to Ayrshire; Northern Ireland. Doric in northeast Scotland; Lallans in South Scotland lowlands; Ulster in Northern Ireland. Also in Ireland.
Language Sites
ISO 639-2 sco
ISO 639-3 sco
Glottolog scot1243
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Areas where the Scots language was spoken in the 20th century
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