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Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 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 beginning 'Ged bha mi sa chuil bha mo shuil air mo chuid', September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/292
Scope and Contents Expression which reads 'Ged bha mi sa chuil bha mo shuil air mo chuid' collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

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

 Item
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

 Item
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'.

Note which reads 'Mar choin ag ol eanaraichTha ainmnean Chlann illeain Eachann! Lachann! Each! Lach! (Lapping up!)', September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/293
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Tha ainmnean Chlann illeain Eachann! Lachann! Each! Lach! (Lapping up!)' collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Proverb which reads 'Chan innis an t iasg a shealg gu ceann bliadhna', September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/290
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Chan innis an t iasg[air] a shealg gu ceann bliadhna' collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].

Saying beginning 'Cha toir thu i mhac tuathanaich', September 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/291
Scope and Contents Saying beginning 'Cha toir thu i mhac tuathanaich' collected from Donald MacPhail, grocer, Quay, Oban [An t-Òban, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire].