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Song entitled ''Oran Sìth' beginning ''S e sid a leana ainmeil', 29 January 1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/1

Scope and Contents

Waulking song entitled ''Oran Sìth' collected from Ana Nic Aonais bean Aonas (Caimbeul) [Anna Campbell], Staolgearry [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'S e sid a leana ainmeil, Hi ri'ile hi lium'. The song is composed of forty-seven lines with a note of the vocables to be repeated. The text is written upside down and reads in the opposite direction to the rest of the notebook.


  • Creation: 29 January 1875

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 117 folios ; 20 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 4v, line 22 to folio 3v, line 5


Campbell, Rev. John G., (coll.); Wallace, Jessie & MacInnes, Duncan (eds.), 'Clan Traditions and Popular Tales of the Western Highlands and Islands, Waifs and Strays of Celtic Tradition, Argyllshire Series, Vol V (London: 1895) pp. 141-147.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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