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Song beginning 'Gum bean Dia tai mor Thunga' and accomapnying note and vocabulary note, 22 April 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/32

Scope and Contents

Song collected from Ruary an Ruma [Roderick MacNeil, fisherman, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay] beginning 'Gum bean Dia tai mor Thunga, S fhad a chualas' [Taigh Mòr Thunga]. The song is composed of thirty-seven lines. MacNeil states that he heard the story from his father who heard it while he was in America. The vocabulary note reads 'Fosrachadh = Geamhrachadh [aruidh] Sgitheal = a Bothy'.


  • Creation: 22 April 1871

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 volume ; 17 x 20.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 55r, line 8 to folio 56r, line 2

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Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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