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Scottish Gaelic literature

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

Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:

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 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