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Vocabulary list for fish and shellfish and some related sayings, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/178

Scope and Contents

Vocabulary list for fish and shellfish, including several descriptions of fish such as 'Falmair = Large teeth col[our] of Salm[on] as long + lith[e as an] eel - coarse fish'; 'Cilig = Cod'; 'Sachasan = sand eel' and some related sayings including 'S boc[hd] an clad[ach] air nach fhaig[hear] maor[aich]'.


  • Creation: June 1887

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 36v, line 14 to folio 37v, line 8

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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