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Proverbs

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Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:

Proverb beginning 'An sneac[hd] nach tig mu shamh', 1885

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/279
Scope and Contents Proverb beginning 'An sneac[hd] nach tig mu shamh', possibly a fragment of the proverb 'An t-sneachd nach tig mu Shamhuinn thig gu reamhar mu Fheill-Bhrìgde' [The snow that comes not at Hallowmass will come thick at Candlemas]
Dates: 1885

Proverb beginning 'Biodh aithne mhath agad an cor do chaorach', c1893

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/30
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Biodh aithne mhath agad an cor do chaorach, Ge do chaill am madadh-alla fhiaclann, cha do chaill e a mhiann.'
Dates: c1893

Proverb beginning 'Bogh dh iur Eas' and accompanying note, 6 July 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/4
Scope and Contents Proverb probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire beginning 'Bogh[a] dh iur Eas[ragain], Sioda na Gaillbhi[nn]' and a note which reads 'He thinks Baile na Gailbhi - that the string came from here.' [Baile nan Gaillean is thought to be Dùn Chailleann/Dunkeld, Siorramachd Pheairt/Perthshire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 6 July 1892

Proverb beginning 'Bu tu fein an sealgair ors a mhial-chu ris a chat', c1893

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/31
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Bu tu fein an sealgair ors a mhial-chu ris a chat Ga do lasgairt anns an luaithe chuid.'
Dates: c1893

Proverb beginning 'Cha fhreagair rud dur do'n fhear gheanail', October 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/80
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Cha fhreagair rud dur do'n fhear gheanail, No rud geanail do'n fhear dhubhach.'
Dates: October 1892

Proverb beginning 'Cha ro Ciadain riamh gun ghrian', 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/134
Scope and Contents Proverb beginning 'Cha ro Ciadain riamh gun ghrian, Cha ro geamhradh ria gun smal'. The text has been scored through in pencil.
Dates: 1894

Proverb beginning 'Cha'n fhir mi ri uallach' and accompanying vocabulary note, 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/177
Scope and Contents Proverb beginning 'Cha'n fhir mi ri uallach, Cha dean buar/cas luath maor'. The vocabulary note reads 'Furas = Patience'.
Dates: 1894

Proverb beginning 'Cha'n fhuirich muir ri uallach', 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/195
Scope and Contents Proverb beginning 'Cha'n fhuirich muir ri uallach, Cha dean bean luath maorach'. The text is composed of four lines, is written in ink and has been scored through in ink.
Dates: 1894

Proverb beginning 'Cuir brigis air bioran', June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/188
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Cuir brigis air bioran', S gheo e isean mhnatha! Cuir boineid air bioran, S gheo e piseag mhnatha!' Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887

Proverb beginning 'Dua[i]r bhios crannalaich do ghaoith an ear', 1901

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/68
Scope and Contents Proverb beginning 'Dua[i]r bhios crannalaich do ghaoith an ear'. The text has been scored through.
Dates: 1901