Native Scots

The Gaels or Goidels are speakers of the Gaelic (or Goidelic) languages; a branch of the Celtic languages comprising Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Manx. Historically, the Gaels were a distinct ethnic group. Gaelic language and culture originated in Gaelic Ireland and southwest Scotland. In the Middle Ages it became dominant throughout Scotland and the Isle of Man also. However, in most areas, the Gaels were gradually anglicized and the Gaelic languages supplanted by English.
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  • “Yes” vote would be good for .scot

    … has .sd. One alternative put forward is .ab, which could be used to represent Alba, the Scots Gaelic name for Scotland. But it’s hardly a commonly known name outside Scotland (even in the rest of the UK) and there are only 57,000 native Scots Gaelic speakers in a Scottish population of 5.3 million. It seems pretty clear that if .scot goes up…

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