"An unprepared visitor will..." Accent Tip by Anya_D

Accent, Edinburgh: 7 reviews and 4 photos


<font size=2 color=blue><b>An unprepared visitor will find it diffucult to understand Scottish accent. And it is not only the accent: they use a lot of gaelic words which are unknown to any normal person who studied current English at highschool. Despite of that, their speech is really facinating. 'Loch' for 'lake', 'glen' for 'valley', 'coo' for cow', and what stands for 'raindeer' is unconveyable, with my very modest experience.

Scots have beautiful music. I bought two CD's: Celtic Airs by Gaelforce Orchestra and Scotland:The Dances and Dance Bands. The first is traditional instrumental melodies, and the second is self explanatory. Very beautiful!

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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