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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:

Expression beginning 'Buil an suil, buil an glun', September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/289
Scope and Contents Expression collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Buil an suil, buil an glun, buil an uilinn Cha be chradh a chniodachadh.'

Expression for a talkative woman, September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/288
Scope and Contents Expression for a talkative woman collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Bu tu an gloc air garadh'.

Expressions connected to labouring, September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/285
Scope and Contents Expressions connected to labouring collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] including 'Diluain is the day to begin all work' and that 'amhlaireac' means provoking playfulness

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1883 to 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing material collected mostly in An Apainn/Appin and Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. A large proportion of the stories and biographical information about Appin was collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, who was known as Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair. Amongst the material collected from Dòmhnall a' Bhrocair are proverbs, sayings, customs, stories about local figures and families and historic anecdotes. The other main...

Note about 'Mart', September 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/287
Scope and Contents Note about 'Mart' collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Mart, March or April? The last fortnight in the first and the first in the last'.

Note on the work 'spagada-glig', September 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/286
Scope and Contents Note on the word 'spagada-glig' [spagda-gliog] collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] that it was 'App[lied] to Macleans as spagada-glig Chlann an Leathain'.