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Scots Language Centre Centre for the Scots Leid

Oaths and Affirmations in Scots

In this section, you can read about the role of Scots in the swearing-in ceremonies at both the Scottish and the UK Parliament.

On the tabs to the left, you can see historical examples of oaths in Scots, learn about the history of the wording of the oath and affirmation, and read their translation into modern Scots.