Doric dialect

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Noun1.Doric dialect - the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Doris
Ancient Greek - the Greek language prior to the Roman Empire
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"So if you have a love of the Doric dialect and would like to take part in this quiz, contact your local library.
Look Again co-director Hilary Nicoll said: "The Doric dialect is well loved in the north-east.
Germany's are hanging a builder's trousers 's guess out the door Canada Meaning: "Skinnymalink" is an old word from the Doric dialect Actual - you're -the window alternative An been of the defenestrated" origin in north-east Scotland.
The Doric dialect is all but impenetrable, but it does explain why Aberdeen became know as Furry Boot town.
A sociolinguistic study of attitudes towards and proficiency in the Doric dialect in Aberdeen.
Stesichorus' works were mainly narrative poems dealing with myths, and he wrote in the Doric dialect. The Latin writers Horace and Quintilian spoke of him as a serious poet, but only about 100 lines of his work have survived; it is not even certain that he used the triadic stanza (divided into strophe, antistrophe, and epode) that is supposed to be his invention.
A HERITAGE society is honouring the Doric dialect with a special celebration.
While Buckie High School pupil Katie Wilson used the Doric dialect native to the north east of Scotland to write a touching essay - Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend - about her bond of with her younger sister.
However, these seem to include many words that are also used in other dialects of Scots, which indicates how difficult it can be to identify what is purely an item of Doric dialect. In the end it was decided to use the short glossary which McClure provides (2002: 207-15) as an accompaniment to transcripts of spontaneous speech by a number of North-Eastern speakers (49) and a selection of written 'texts from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries, representing a variety of styles and genres, and chosen to illustrate the range and flexibility of the North-East dialects' (80).