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Vocabulary

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

Found in 5 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...

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1870 to 1872

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing the stories 'Rocabarrai' and 'Cugarbhad'; some songs and song fragments; customs relating to religious festivals, particularly on the Isle of Barra; stories about the MacNeil of Barra; stories and archaeological notes on Castle Beagram [Caisteal Bheagram, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]; cattle charms and stories about the Lochlannaich [Vikings]. As well as archaeological notes on chapels and cemeteries the majority of the notebook entries...

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, inscribed on the inside cover with 'Alexander A Carmichael Inland Revenue Lochmaddy N[orth] Uist 15/7 1870 Note Book No 8'. The majority of this notebook contains material collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay from the MacDonalds at Paible House, Mor or Marion MacQueen and Donald MacKinnon including notes on the island's archaeology, local history and geographical changes, with stories of how coastal erosion revealed burial sites and renditions of the...

Poem beginning 'Gao an iar thar na Feiste' and accompanying note, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/179
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Gao an iar thar na Feiste, Ceo is uisge' which is described as having been composed by Màiri Nighean Alasdair Ruaidh to the MacDonalds after a meeting at Rodail [Roghadal/Rodel, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] at which the MacLeods and MacDonalds quarrelled. A vocabulary note reads 'Foirich = Pestle'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Song entitled 'Taladh Mhic Leoid' and vocabulary note, 26 September 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/130
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Taladh Mhic Leoid' [MacLeod's Lullaby] collected from '"Seumas Chailein" Caimbeul' [James Campbell] , Ceant[angabhal] [Ceanntangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] beginning 'Se mo leana[bh] milenach, Seac milein[each] [th]u 7 m' uaill[eanach [th]u'. The informant states that he heard the song from his mother Mary Burke. The vocabulary note reads 'Gairm = Doran = Otter'.