Scottish Accent Pronounciation Query


#1

Scottish dude sitting next to me reckons that in Scotland the letter J is pronounced Jye (rhymes with eye) rather than Jay (rhymes with hay) like it is in England.

Is this true?


#2

Aye

(I don’t think it is)


#3

Depends.


#4

on what?


#5

Depends.


#6

The person saying it.


#7

Yes


#8

yes but what’s the OFFICIAL pronunciation?


#9

@Nicola_Sturgeon


#10

Depends


#11

Och j the noo


#12

I don’t do this.


#13

have you ever heard another Scottish person do it?


#14

Not sure :woman_shrugging:


#15

How do people in Scotland pronounce croissant?

Because I pronounce it weirdly, like crass-on and I think it’s because my Glaswegian mother has filled my head with her weird dialect.


#16

reckon he’s pulling your lag mate

lag is scottish for leg


#17

I have said it. I am Scottish. I don’t always say it that way.


#18

And now I can’t get govinda jaya jaya out of my head


#19

i have heard this a lot from scottish people but also have heard it pronounced the normal way by scottish people. in short: depends


#20

just because people pronounce it differently doesn’t mean it depends though