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Ulster-Scots
Ulstèr-Scotch, Ullans,
(Braid) Scots, Scotch
Native to United Kingdom (Northern Ireland),
Republic of Ireland
Region Ulster
Language family
Indo-European
Official status
Recognised minority language in  Northern Ireland
Regulated by The cross-border Boord o Ulstèr-Scotch, established as a result of the Good Friday Agreement, promotes usage.
Linguasphere 52-ABA-aa
(varieties: 52-ABA-aar to -aat)
English dialects in Ulster contrast.png
Approximate boundaries of the traditional Scots language areas in Ulster, shaded in turquoise. Based on The Scotch-Irish Dialect Boundaries in Ulster (1972) by R.J. Gregg.

Ulster Scots, sometimes called Ullans, is a dialect of Lowland Scots that is spoken in some of the northern parts of Ireland, across Ulster. It is closely related to the English language.


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