Scots-English City Translation

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Can you pick the English names of all of towns, cities and places given to you in Scots?

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For those unfamiliar, the Scots language is native to the Scottish Lowlands, Caithness, the Northern Isles and parts of Ulster, and should not be confused with Scottish Gaelic. Scots is a Germanic language derived from Northumbrian Old English. Due to the similarity to the English names, unlike the rest of the series this quiz requires the places to be named rather than picked. HINT - there are 21 places from Scotland and 5 from Northern Ireland (mainly Scots-speaking areas). There are also 3 from England and 1 from Wales. Where many variants of the Scots name exist, one has been chosen.
Scots NameEnglish Name
Craigfergus
Lairne
Glesga
Thursa
Edinburgh
Steenhive
Caustrim
Pairth
Bellamaina
Cummernaud
Cammeltoun
Stranrawer
Coudenbeith
Lunnon
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Scots NameEnglish Name
Stirlin
Sou Berik
Cambrig
Aiberdeen
Dunfaurlin
Saunt Aundraes
Peterheid
Lanrik
Innerness
Fawkirk
Fort Weelum
Cowlrain
Cairdiff
Kirkwaa
Mitherwall

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