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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Vocabulary note entitled 'Al & Fual', 1895

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/77
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Al & Fual' including 'Al is generally one of the old Celtic names for water' citing examples such as 'Algeal an old decease common to young people if weak spine which generally follows after too much running in hot weather.' Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1895

Vocabulary note entitled 'Heigir or Eigir', 1895

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/76
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Heigir or Eigir' describing the term as being commonly used amongst old highlanders and 'often used as a nick-name ofr hald grown boys, having a pale looking face long thin bones and bent inwards casan cuiladh or cuile.' He describes how it is pronounced in different parts of Gaelic-speaking Scotland with examples of expressions. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1895