How to pronounce the 15 most difficult Scottish place names

WE’VE provided a handy guide on how to pronounce some of the most difficult Scottish place names.

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Daily Record

WHEN learning to read, your parents and teachers would always tell you to sound out the word.

Unfortunately, if you’re in Scotland, that won’t always help.

From Milngavie to Ecclefechan, these Scottish place names are pronounced a lot different from how they are written.

While some Scottish place names like Dull and Twatt will make you laugh, these place names might leave you in a muddle.

So, to make it easier for those coming to the greatest country in the world, here’s a handy guide on how to pronounce 15 of the most difficult Scottish place names.

1. Ecclefechan

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2. Milngavie

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3. Auchenshuggle

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4. Auchtermuchty

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5. Culzean

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6. Freuchie

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7. Findochty

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8. Garioch

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9. Kilconquhar

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10. Kirkcudbright

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11. Achahoish

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12. Dubh Artach

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13. Ballachulish

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14. Anstruther

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15. Wemyss Bay

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