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Lexicography

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

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

A Gaelic and English Vocabulary, late 19th-early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW377
Scope and Contents Typescript copy of the letter 'M' from A Galick and English Vocabulary by Alexander MacDonald (Edinburgh, 1741) also known as 'Focloir'.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

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 1862.There are only two...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Topographical, lexicographical, etc. notes, c early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW8
Scope and Contents Includes lists of place-names from numerous sources, including Adaman's 'Vita Columbae', the 'Book of the Dean of Lismore' and Hogan's 'Onomasticon'.
Dates: c early 20th 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 (no title), Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/14
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, with modern Scottish Gaelic words spelled according to the conventions of the time*.The word list starts at A: aicside. The contemporary Scottish Gaelic word listed is difficult to decipher, and there is no English note.The word list ends at U: uáth, which is listed as meaning ...
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

Vocabulary list titled 'Coir anan san'. Copy 2, Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/12
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

Vocabulary lists headed 'Index and Notes', early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/7
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 or each listed word, 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: ard, meaning 'a height'.
The word list ends at u: ús, meaning 'surname' or 'declaration, narrative'.
Dates: early 20th century