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New paper on Orkney and Shetland dialect

Friday 25 April 2014

A new paper by Centre for Nordic Studies researcher Dr Ragnhild Ljosland is now in print.

'I'll cross dat brig whin I come til him': grammatical gender in the Orkney and Shetland dialects of Scots

The paper investigates possible remnants of a grammatical gender system found in the Orkney and Shetland dialects of Scots.

The paper is published in the journal Scottish Language, 31&32.

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