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Charm entitled 'Eolas An t-Snaimh (Sprain)', c1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/25

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'Eolas An t-Snaimh (Sprain)' [Charm for Sprain] beginning 'Chaidh Criosda mach air maduin mhoich, Fhuair e cas nan each nas spruileach mu seach'. Carmichael notes two other terms for 'sprain', namely 'sgiuchadh' and 'siachadh' and that the charm is repeated 'three times over the broken limb'. The charm is noted as having been transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: c1870

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 26.3 x 22.1 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 30r, line 7 to folio 30r, line 15


Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol II (Edinburgh, 1900) pp 20-21.

Repository Details

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