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Etymological note on Hasgeir [Heisker], c1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/25

Scope and Contents

Etymological note on Hasgeir [Theisgeir/Heisker] describing it as coming from the Norse for 'the ocean rock', describing how it is pronounced. Also a note that the Atlantic is called 'An Hàf' and the Minch 'An Cuan' giving an example of how 'An Hàf' is used.

Dates

  • c1875

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 183 folios ; 20 x 23.8cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 94r, line 9 to folio 94r, line 16

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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