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Hagrid reimagined as Dundonian in Scots version of Harry Potter…locals gave reading it a bash

Twenty years on from its release, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone has been translated into Scots.

Dundee-born writer Matthew Fitt converted JK Rowling’s classic tale into the language, where it joins some 79 translations of her best-selling series of novels.

The new version of the book, entitled Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stane, has gone down well since hitting the shelves.

By way of a tribute to his home city, one of the best loved characters of the series, Rubeus Hagrid, has been reinvented as a Dundonian; speaking in the local “oary” dialect.

We got two locals with thick Dundee accents to read a few segments from the novel which feature the loveable half-giant to see how it sounds.