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
Aiberdeen
Thursa
Lairne
Stranrawer
Cammeltoun
Craigfergus
Coudenbeith
Lanrik
Edinburgh
Dunfaurlin
Bellamaina
Kirkwaa
Peterheid
Cummernaud
Pairth
Scots NameEnglish Name
Mitherwall
Fort Weelum
Cairdiff
Cambrig
Fawkirk
Lunnon
Week
Innerness
Saunt Aundraes
Steenhive
Sou Berik
Cowlrain
Glesga
Caustrim
Stirlin

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