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Vocabulary

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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael probably while he lived at 31, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, as this address is written in ink on the first folio. Written on the inside front cover but heavily scored is text which reads 'Mrs Malcolm MacLeod, [- Islay], widow of Mal[colm] MacLeod [Loch-]. The majority of the notebook contains material collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/ Islay relating folklore and natural history about the birds, fish, shellfish and animals found in and...

Note about horse or cow hair, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/43
Scope and Contents Note about horse or cow hair collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/Islay, the meaning of which is unclear. Also, vocabulary note which reads 'Conachag = shell'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Story about geese on Ìle/Islay and vocabulary note, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/36
Scope and Contents Story about geese on Ìle/Islay collected from Donald Currie, crofter there, telling how he once ''sneaked behi[nd] [a] dyke to see how near he could get to geese in a pool - tame geese.' One goose stood separately on a knoll but was struck in the face by several flaps by another goose. which went back to the pool afterwards. 'The chastened goose roared out for long aft[er]. Never attemp[ed] to move'. Donald adds that 'Geese go to Loch Dearg in Ire[land] from this' [Lough Derg, County Donegal]....

Vocabulary note possibly for bird names, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/37
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note possibly for bird names probably collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/Islay, which reads 'Da-ri-tre = Corn[crake], Bura-bhuch- [Buna-bhuachaill] G[reat] N[orthern] Diver]'.

Vocabulary note which reads 'Asgail = Oxter. Bradan lea[than]n = Hal[ibut]', June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/48
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Baile Meadhanach/Ballymeanach, Ìle/Islay, which reads 'Asgail = Oxter. Bradan lea[than]n = Hal[ibut]'.

Vocabulary note which reads 'Gaoran = Gobhar Athar', June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/54
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note probably collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Baile Meadhanach/Ballymeanach, Ìle/Islay, which reads 'Gaoran = Gobhar Athar' [snipe].