Scottish Gaelic language
Found in 138 Collections and/or Records:
Letters to Rev John Brown (1754-1832), Whitburn on translating catechisms and tracts into Gaelic and supplying them to the Highlands and Islands
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Notebook containing miscellaneous notes by the Reverend Charles Robertson. Contents include a list of Gaelic loan-words, notes on aspiration, eclipsis and phonetics, sources of information concerning old Gaelic beliefs and lists of grammatical stems.
There is no author, date, or title. It has been noted in previous historical records by the first line of the text: Na leig linn am feasd gluasachd, which translates as 'Do not leave us to the feast of movement'. It appears to be religious in tone; perhaps a prayer.
Note entitled 'Gaelic' dealing with the education of children in Gaelic, stating that in Barra [Barraigh] it has been said that there are some parents who 'do not want school'.