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Prayer entitled 'Urnuigh Togail An Teine', 1884

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/297

Scope and Contents

Prayer entitled 'Urnuigh [Urnaigh] Togail An Teine' ['Beannachadh Beothachaidh' or 'Blessing of the Kindling'] beginning 'Togamsa an teine/mo theine an diugh' which is said when setting the fire. Carmichael has written this in ink but there are three corrections made in pencil.


  • Creation: 1884

Language of Materials


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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 notebook ; 17.5 x 10.8 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 83v, line 9 to folio 84r, line 7


Carmichael, Alexander Carmina Gadelica, volume 1 (Edinburgh, 1900) pp. 230-231
Carmichael, Alexander, 'Grazing and Agrestic Customs of the Outer Hebrides', Napier Commission Report, p. 474.
Carmichael, Alexander, 'Uist Old Hymns', Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Glasgow, vol. i (1887–1891), pp. 34–47.

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