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Note about the saying 'Sionnach air barr do shlaite' and vocabulary note, 24 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/130

Scope and Contents

Note about the saying 'Sionnach air barr do shlaite' collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann, that if it is said to a man going fishing he will return home. The vocabulary note reads 'Gothan = Mi-dhuracan'. text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 24 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 28r, line 1 to folio 28r, line 6

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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