/prəˌnʌnsɪˈeɪʃn/

The action of pronouncing a word or words; the way in which a word is pronounced, esp. with reference to a recognized standard.

In Buckie, and in Scots more generally, lots of words are pronounced differently to Standard English, so there are actually two ways of pronouncing them. Take a look at these words and say how you pronounce them in Buckie.

Out

Stone

Arm

Ball

What you find when you start looking at these words is that they fall into groups which do similar things. In the next few quizzes we’re going to start to look at those groups.