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Scottish Gaelic language

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

Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:

Gaelic hymns, 18th or 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/4/3/13
Scope and Contents

These appears to be hymns in Gaelic. They were noted in previous historical records by the first line on the first page Lomnochd mar thainig sinn asteach, which translates as 'We are naked when we come in [to this world]'. Some pages are headed with what appears to be sections of the Bible, e.g. III.Joh.1.21.

Dates: 18th or 19th century

Gaelic literature AD 1000 - 1560 (Notes for a lecture series), Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/21
Scope and Contents A bundle of 4 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series. There are no dates noted on the front covers, but the lectures presumably took place at the University of Edinburgh while Donald Mackinnon was Chair of Celtic. The following notebooks survive:'Contents of the literature: Historical section' (Item B44a)'Contents of the literature: Laws; Literary grammars and dictionaries; Science (medical); Translated literature' (Item...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Gaelic literature (Notes for a lecture series), Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/20
Scope and Contents A bundle of 6 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series. There are no dates noted on the front covers, but the lectures presumably took place at the University of Edinburgh while Donald Mackinnon was Chair of Celtic. The following notebooks survive:'Old period: Ecclesiastical Latin' (Item B43a)'Old period: Secular Latin' (Item B43b)'Old period: Gaelic and glosses' (Item B43c)'Old period: Prose and verse' (Item...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Gaelic literature (Notes for series of lectures), 1892-1893

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/22
Scope and Contents A bundle of 7 notebooks, containing notes or scripts for lectures on a lecture series, which took place in the academic year 1892-93. The following notebooks survive:'(I) Three periods of Gaelic literature; (II) Did the heathen Gael write books?; and (III) The extant literature of ecclesiastical Latin' (Item B46a)A draft of 'Did the heathen Gael write books?' (Item B46b)'Literature of the 1st period: Latin commentators and controversialists' (Item...
Dates: 1892-1893

'Gaelic names: Aspiration, eclipsis, accent, and [definite] article', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/8
Scope and Contents

Notes and discussion, possibly for a lecture, on the phonological features of aspiration, eclipsis, and syllable stress of Gaelic place names. There is also a discussion on the [definite(?)] article.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

'Gaelic names: Declensional forms', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/9
Scope and Contents

Notes and discussion, possibly for a lecture, on how the grammatical categories of gender, number, and nominal case interact with inflected ('declensional') forms of place names in Scottish Gaelic.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

'Gaelic names: Loanwords from English and Latin', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/11
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A discussion on, or script for a lecture on, elements of Scottish Gaelic place names that are borrowed from English or Latin.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

'Gaelic names: Loanwords from Welsh, Pictish, native (?) Gaelic, and pre-Celtic', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/12
Scope and Contents

A discussion on, or script for a lecture on, elements of Scottish Gaelic place names that are borrowed from Welsh, Pictish, native (?) Celtic, and pre-Celtic languages.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

'Gaelic names: Phonetic changes', late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/7
Scope and Contents

This notebook contains a discussion of Gaelic names, including comparative typological discussion with English and the other Celtic languages.


The front cover has Roman numerals and numericals, scratched out and corrected. There are notes about the contents, suggesting the notebook is divided into two parts. With many pages having been removed from the notebook, it suggests that this notebook was part of a revision process and part of a larger work.

Dates: late 19th or early 20th century

'Gaelic names: Prefixes and suffixes', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/10
Scope and Contents

Notes and discussion, possibly for a lecture, on the prefixes and suffixes found in Scottish Gaelic place names.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century