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Story entitled 'An leanabh Ileach' and vocabulary note, August 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/53

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'An leanabh Ileach' in which a mother feeding her child spills egg over its mouth but pretends that it is ruddy and healthy 'Mo ruiteachan mo ruiteachan' but the child points out that the food missed his mouth. The vocabulary note reads 'Uaillean = Valentine'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: August 1909

Language of Materials


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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 20.2 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 12r, line 6 to folio 12r, line 8


Nicolson, Alexander A Collection of Proverbs and Familiar Phrases based on MacIntosh's Collection (Edinburgh, 1882), p. 340
Cuairtear nan Gleann (, 1842) p 79.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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