Cromarty dialect

The Cromarty dialect of North Northern Scots was spoken in Cromarty, Scotland. The dialect originated from people who moved north from the Firth of Forth in the 15th and 16th centuries. The last native speaker of the dialect, Bobby Hogg, died in 2012 at age 92.[2][1]

Cromarty Scots
Native toScotland
RegionCromarty
Extinct2 October 2012, with the death of Bobby Hogg[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3
GlottologNone

The dialect had a heavy influence from both Highland English and Scottish Gaelic. The dialect was recorded so that if it was to die out it could still be read and studied.


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