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Charm entitled 'Eolas an t Sniamh', 7 April 1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/87

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'Eolas an t Sniamh' [Eòlas an t-Sniamh or Charm of the Sprain] collected from Fionaghal ni[ghean] Chaluim or MacLeod [Flora MacLeod], Baileshear [Baile Shear/Baleshare, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist]. The charm begins 'Chai C[riosd] amach is fhuair e snai nan each air an cuar ma seach' and is repeated three times while a linen thread is twisted, a knot put on one end first, then the middle and then put around the affected joint. Across the text is written in ink 'Transcribed into B[ook] III p[age] 175'.


  • 7 April 1875

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 93 folios ; 20.5 x 13.2 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 20r, line 7 to folio 20r, line 24

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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