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Note differentiating between Appin in Argyllshire and Appin in Perthshire and accompanying rhyme, August 1883

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/48

Scope and Contents

Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire differentiating between Appin in Argyllshire [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal] and Appin in Perthshire [Apainn nam Mèinnearach/Appin of Dull, Siorrachd Peairt]. The accompanying rhyme, a sheiling rhyme, includes other places in those counties such as Coire bhacai and Coire bhuiri [Coire Bhachdaidh and Coire Bhùirich]. Also a vocabulary note that 'ruithe' [ruighe] means the same as 'airi[dh]' [sheiling] in Perthshire.

Note differentiating between Appin in Argyllshire [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal] and Appin in Perthshire [Apainn nam Mèinnearach/Appin of Dull, Siorrachd Peairt] and giving a sheiling rhyme, probably heard by the informant in Badenoch, using place-names in the mountains. Also a vocabulary note that 'ruithe' [ruighe] means the same as 'airi[dh]' [sheiling] in Perthshire.

Dates

  • August 1883

Language of Materials

English,Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 1 notebook ; 17.5 x 10.8 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 14r, line 16 to folio 14v, line 3

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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