Tag Archives: gaelic

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Hardback book ‘Orain le Rob Donn / Songs and Poems of Robert Mackay’, 1829, belonging to the MacDonald family, Greenbank, Kilmoluaig. On the inside cover is written “Rev HM Paterson” and “K Macdonald, 15/5/39” and “Coinnach MacDhomhnuill as na Herragh, Alaba ?uagh”.

2018.110.4

Hardback book ‘Dain Iain Ghobha / The Poems of John Morrison’, Vol. 2, edited by George Henderson, 1896, belonging to the MacDonald family, Greenbank, Kilmoluaig. On the inside cover is written “D Macdonald, Clachan House, Grosebay, Isle of Harris”.

2018.110.3

Hardback book ‘Dain Iain Ghobha / The Poems of John Morrison’, Vol. 1, edited by George Henderson, 1896, belonging to the MacDonald family, Greenbank, Kilmoluaig. On the inside cover is written “D Macdonald, Clachan House, Grosebay, Isle of Harris”.

2018.109.1

Poster illustrating the whales, dolphins porpoises and sharks inhabiting the seas in the west of Scotland, with their names in English, Latin and Gaelic. Produced by the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust, 2018.

Minke whale / Muc-mhara-mhioncaidh

Humpback whale / Muc-mhara-crotach

Killer whale (Orca) / Madadh-cuain

Basking shark / Cearban

White-beaked dolphin / Leumadair bàn-ghobach

Risso’s dophin / Cana

Bottlenose dolphin / Muc-bhiorach

harbour porpoise / Peileag

Common dolphin / Leumadair cumanta

Atlantic white-sided dolphin / Leumadair cliathaich-bhàin

 

2018.102.1

Gaelic Pronouncing Dictionary by Neil McAlpine, 11th Edition, 1898. Handwritten on the inside front cover is “To Aggie from Alec & Mary, March 18, 1900”.

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