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Scottish Gaelic language -- Dictionaries

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Gaelic dictionary. A-B., 18th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/4/5/2
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A manuscripted dictionary, which appears to be the first part of a series of dictionaries. It appears to have become separated from the original document because the section B ends at baile, which is recorded in this document as meaning 'a deluge of water' in English. Its author is unknown.

Dates: 18th century

Grammars and dictionaries, 1891

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/28
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A script for a lecture, delivered by Mackinnon on 19 January 1891. In the front of the notebook, before the script for the lecture begins, there is a list of grammars, dictionaries, and school books (in chronological order).

Dates: 1891

List of Goidelic language dictionaries, titled 'G: Dict:', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/10
Scope and Contents One side of a page with a list of Goidelic idctionaries. The list is divided into three sections: Irish (labelled 'I. G.'), Scottish Gaelic (labelled 'S. G.'), and Manx. Dictionaries are listed in each section in chronological order of publication.For the list of Irish dictionaries, the earliest listed is O' Clery from 1643, and the latest is O' Reilly in 1817.The earliest listed Scottish Gaelic dictionary is AMD in 1741, and the latest is EMD in...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Rev. John Macleod's Gaelic-English Dictionary. Volume I, 1828

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Identifier: Coll-98/2/1
Scope and Contents 1st volume (of 4) of an impressive dictionary, published by the Highland Society of Scotland, Edinburgh, in 1828. This volume of the dictionary begins with A and finishes with Cn cnaimh reamhar. The volume is interleaved with systematic manuscript additions by Professor Donald Mackinnon. Professor Mackinnon also makes handwritten editorial annotations on printed pages of the dictionary, including...
Dates: 1828

Rev. John Macleod's Gaelic-English Dictionary. Volume II, 1828

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Identifier: Coll-98/2/2
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2nd volume (of 4) of an impressive dictionary, published by the Highland Society of Scotland, Edinburgh, in 1828. This volume of the dictionary begins with "Cn">, "cnaimhseag", and finishes with "Gn", "gnàthachadh". The volume is interleaved with systematic manuscript additions by Professor Donald Mackinnon. Professor Mackinnon also makes handwritten editorial annotations on printed pages of the dictionary, including corrections and deletions.

Dates: 1828

Rev. John Macleod's Gaelic-English Dictionary. Volume III, 1828

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Identifier: Coll-98/2/3
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3rd volume (of 4) of an impressive dictionary, published by the Highland Society of Scotland, Edinburgh, in 1828. This volume of the dictionary begins with "Go", "golghaireach", and finishes with "Pu", "puthar". The volume is interleaved with systematic manuscript additions by Professor Donald Mackinnon. Professor Mackinnon also makes handwritten editorial annotations on printed pages of the dictionary, including corrections and deletions.

Dates: 1828

Rev. John Macleod's Gaelic-English Dictionary. Volume IV, 1828

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Identifier: Coll-98/2/4
Scope and Contents 4th volume (of 4) of an impressive dictionary, published by the Highland Society of Scotland, Edinburgh, in 1828. This volume of the dictionary begins with R and an explanation of the letter "r" in Gaelic, and finishes with Ut ùtraiseachd. The volume is interleaved with systematic manuscript additions by Professor Donald Mackinnon. Professor Mackinnon also makes handwritten editorial...
Dates: 1828

Robert Archibald Armstrong's Gaelic Dictionary. Part I: Gaelic to English. Volume I, 1825

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Identifier: Coll-98/2/5
Scope and Contents This is the 1st volume of te 1st part of a 2-part Gaelic dictionary compiled by Robert Archibald Armstrong. Published in London in 1825, it was the first Gaelic dictionary to be published. This part of the dictionary gives the Gaelic to English lists. The first printed page has printed on it in large upper case letters 'FOCLAIR. GAILIG AGUS BEURLA.' (translation: 'Dictionary. Gaelic and English'). The dictionary is interleaved with systematic manuscript additions by Professor Donald...
Dates: 1825

Robert Archibald Armstrong's Gaelic Dictionary. Part II: Gaelic to English. Volume II, 1825

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Identifier: Coll-98/2/6
Scope and Contents This is the 2nd volume of te 1st part of a 2-part Gaelic dictionary compiled by Robert Archibald Armstrong. Published in London in 1825, it was the first Gaelic dictionary to be published. This part of the dictionary gives the Gaelic to English lists. The dictionary is interleaved with systematic manuscript additions by Professor Donald Mackinnon. Professor Mackinnon also makes handwritten editorial annotations on printed pages of the dictionary, including corrections and deletions. The...
Dates: 1825

Vocabulary list (no title), Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/13
Scope and Contents A list of words, which may have been used to compile notes on Gaelic manuscripts, or was in preparation for a dictionary. Unlike the other vocabulary lists, there appears to be no English, and no explanations. It is merely a word-to-word dictionary, with modern Scottish Gaelic words spelled according to the conventions of the time*. The word list should be treated with some caution because the modern Scottish Gaelic words may not have the exact same meaning as the Old or Middle Gaelic...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century