Lallans
noun Date: 1785 Scots as spoken and written in the lowlands of Scotland

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  • Lallans — (pronEng| lɑ:lən(d)z), a variant of the Scots word lawlands meaning the lowlands of Scotland, was also traditionally used to refer to the Scots language as a whole. More recent interpretations assume it refers to the dialects of south and central …   Wikipedia

  • Lallans — ► NOUN ▪ a distinctive Scottish literary form of English, based on standard older Scots. ORIGIN Scots variant of Lowlands …   English terms dictionary

  • Lallans — [lal′ənz] n. the English dialect of the Scottish Lowlands, esp. in its written form: also Lallan …   English World dictionary

  • Lallans — Robert Burns schrieb seine Lyrik in Scots Mit dem Begriff (Lowland) Scots (auch „Lallans“) wird eine Sprache oder eine Reihe von Dialekten bezeichnet, die in Schottland im Tiefland – nicht jedoch im (ehemaligen) gälischen Sprachgebiet der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lallans — noun a dialect of English spoken in the Lowlands of Scotland • Syn: ↑Scottish Lallans • Hypernyms: ↑Scottish, ↑Scots, ↑Scots English …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lallans — /lal euhnz/, n.pl. 1. the Lowlands of Scotland. 2. the inhabitants of the Scottish Lowlands. 3. (used with a sing. v.) the literary form of the English dialect of the Scottish Lowlands, representing a mixture of the several spoken subdialects. *… …   Universalium

  • Lallans — n. the Lowlands of Scotland; residents of the Lowlands (Scotland); literary English dialect spoken in the Lowlands of Scotland adj. of or pertaining to the Lowlands in Scotland; of or pertainign to the dialect of the Scottish spoken in the the… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lallans — n. Scottish term for lowland adj. of or pertaining to the Lowlands of Scotland …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lallans — [ lalənz] noun a distinctive Scottish literary form of English, based on standard older Scots. Origin C18: Scots var. of Lowlands, with ref. to a central Lowlands dialect …   English new terms dictionary

  • lallans — lal·lans …   English syllables

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