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Hymn beginning 'Is gearr gus am bi chol sin' and vocabulary notes, 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/104

Scope and Contents

Hymn probably collected from Ann MacDonald, age 75, Achaderry, Glen Spean, Lochaber [Achadoire, Gleann Spean, Loch Abar, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire] beginning 'Is gearr gus am bi chol sin, Air lothadh is air fail'. The song is composed of thirty lines mostly arranged in four line stanzas. Vocabulary notes indicate the word for 'limpid' and the word for 'shiny/shimmery'. The text has been scored through in pencil and in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 1901

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 122 folios ; 16.5 cm x 21 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 30v, line 1 to folio 31r, line 16

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW110/103, Coll-97/CW110/104

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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