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Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Two proverbs both given in both Gaelic with an English equivalent. The first begins 'Mathair ealanta nighean ghinealta' and the second 'S fhearr maistireac iosal no seirbh ieseal'. The English equivalent for the second proverb looks to be incomplete. These are written upside down on the page.
Scope and Contents Two proverbs about days of the week collected from Miss Annie MacDonald, Island of Kirkibost [Eilean Chirceboist, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] on 21 July 1869.
Scope and Contents Two proverbs relating to Lent and Easter which read 'A chiad Dimairt an tSolus Earraich Dimairt Inid' and 'Seac seacainean o aois gu bas eadar Caisg 'us Inid.'
Dates: June 1887
Scope and Contents Two proverbs relating to the wind, the first beginning 'Mas a gao[th] an ear a Chall[aig]' and the second beginning 'Disath[urna] sanntach, DiLauin (sic) mall cinnteach'. The text has been scored through.
Scope and Contents Two similar proverbs about weather, the first of which is attributed to Ìle/Islay and the second appears to belong to Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, which read, 'Nuair bhios ceo air Beinn Tartabheil, Cha bhi tart air Loncheallsa' [Beinn Tart a' Mhill/Ben Tartaval, Ceallsa/Kelsay both Ìle/Islay] and 'Duair bhios ceo air Cruachan, Cha bho tart air Urachai' [Cruachan Beann/Ben Cruachan, Abhainn Urachaidh/River Orchy both Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed...
Dates: June 1887
Scope and Contents Verse of advice given from a man to a boy, probably collected from Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, beginning 'Na bi mor 's na bi beag, S na bi trom an seana'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 22 August 1903