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Gaelic Scotland

The Transformation of a Culture Region

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        StatementTaylor & Francis Group
        PublishersTaylor & Francis Group
        LC Classifications2017
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        Paginationxvi, 89 p. :
        Number of Pages56
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Languages: Gaelic

The spread of the has resulted in a Gaelic Scotland majority of people of Gaelic ancestry being unable to speak a Goidelic language. Perhaps to what in England would be called the Chaucerian era, perhaps to never: has a complicated and sometimes uncertain linguistic story that includes Norse and the Northumbrian variant Gaelic Scotland Old English in the east, as well as the Gaelic that arrived with Irish migrants in the south-west, all of them eventually replacing a form of Celtic or Brittonic language that still survives in contemporary Welsh.

We were also hopelessly bad at it. As the old Gaelic aristocracy were displaced or assimilated, the language lost its prestige and became primarily a peasant language, rather than one of education and government. Gaelic Society school numbers peaked around 1825 but had basically disappeared by the 1860s. Records of their speech show that Irish and Scottish Gaelic existed in a dialect chain with no clear language boundary.

Little can be said with certainty, as the language now known as —ancestral to modernand —only began to be properly recorded with the in the 4th century, after the introduction of the.