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Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

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
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1828

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

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Identifier: Coll-98/2/3
Scope and Contents 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...
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...
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

Tivākarum (fragment) by Tivākarar, 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-1717/PL.82
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Tamil dictionary, compiled c. 9th century CE by Tivakārar. The full text lists about 9,500 words and consists of 12 sections, most of which deal with synonyms, while the 11th section deals with homonyms. This first section deals with the names of Hindu gods, commencing with Sarikara (Siva).

Dates: 19th century

Vocabulary list (no title), early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/9
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. As well as translations and explanations in English for most listed words*, there is a note of which manuscript and on which page of the manuscript the word can be found.The word list starts at A: a, meaning 'a height'. (Possibly ard supposed to be written?)The word list ends at u:...
Dates: early 20th century

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

Vocabulary list titled 'Coir anan san'. Copy 1, Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/11
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. As well as translations and explanations in English for most listed words*, there is a note of which manuscript and on which page of the manuscript the word can be found.The word list starts at A: annoid. There is no translation given for this word, but it is probably cognate with modern Scottish Gaelic word ...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century