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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 132 Collections and/or Records:

Vocabulary note relating to deargadh and dearg, 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/137
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note relating to deargadh 'Fin on fish' and dearg 'A bed, a hollow' including the phrase 'Cha d fhuair mi deargadh = I did not get a fin', 'tha leaba dearg a feitheamh air - a bed is waiting him' and 'Co mheud deargadh tha agad air do chaoraich = How many marks (cut hollows) thou hast on thy sheep.'

Vocabulary notes and saying connected to wool, basket-making and weavework, June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/176
Scope and Contents Vocabulary notes and saying connected to wool, basket-making and weavework probably from Hiorta/St Kilda including 'Balgan-aurais = Auras the bag in which oiled wool is put when ri calanas'; 'Adhrac-bhuaic = Horn in which grease is kept for household purposes', different words for 'Pill' including 'Sgiathag' and the saying 'Chan e aurais tha air mo chuig[e]il'.