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List of names and place-names connected with birds and a saying, 9 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/99

Scope and Contents

List written on Giodha [Giogha/Gigha, Earra Ghaidheal/Argyllshire] of bird names and place-names there and in Cinn Tìre/Kintyre connected with birds and a saying which reads 'Posadh thar beinn 's goisteac thar fo lingeara' and explaining 'Lingearac' as 'Midden'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 9 June 1887

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 22r, line 1 to folio 22r, line 10


Nicolson, Alexander, Collection of Gaelic Proverbs and Familiar Phrases Based on MacIntosh's Collection, (Edinburgh, 1882), p. 338

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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