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pronouncing and etymological dictionary of the Gaelic language

M. C. MacLennan

pronouncing and etymological dictionary of the Gaelic language

Gaelic-English, English-Gaelic

by M. C. MacLennan

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Published by J. Grant in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scottish Gaelic language -- Dictionaries -- English.,
  • English language -- Dictionaries -- Scottish Gaelic.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Malcolm Maclennan, D. D.
    GenreDictionaries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPB1591 .M29
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 613 p.
    Number of Pages613
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6679341M
    LC Control Number25013881
    OCLC/WorldCa2093522

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    The English-Gaelic side contains a variety of obscure and outdated English words and the Gaelic-English sides often explains what words mean rather than giving their direct Gaelic equivalent. Save your money and buy a better Gaelic dictionary such as Mark's Gaelic dictionary or Watson's Gaelic dictionary/5(9). Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

    Gaelic pronunciation. How to say Gaelic. Listen to the audio pronunciation in English. Learn more. Dictionary Faclair. Search our online Gaelic dictionary for words, phrases and idioms. We've got sound clips to help with pronunciation too. Cleachd am faclair Gàidhlig air-loidhne againn gus faclan, abairtean agus gnàthasan-cainnte a lorg.


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The two main dictionaries people have to choose between are this one and that of Alexander McBain. Maclennan's dictionary contains everything that McBain's has, since it was based on McBain, but it also contains, in addition to further vocabulary, an English-Gaelic section.5/5(5). A pronouncing and etymological dictionary of the Gaelic language by Malcolm MacLennan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at But if you want a Gaelic dictionary that has modern words and omits unnecessary words that a native English speaker might not know, gives a detailed guide to Gaelic pronunciation and a grammar and reference and even has usage than it's getter to get The Collin Marks dictionary for for the Gaelic-English with a grammar and references and detailed pronunciation guide, and Angus Watsons English-Gaelic dictionary for and English-Gaelic/5(6).

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. A pronouncing and etymological dictionary of the Gaelic language; Gaelic-English, English-Gaelic. I ordered this book early on when I began studying Scottish Gaelic, as I wanted a resource to look up words that were not available in my textbooks.

On several occasions I've found that the word I was looking for was simply not in the dictionary. Internet Archive BookReader An etymological dictionary of the Gaelic language An etymological dictionary of the Gaelic language.

Author. Macbain, Alexander, Collections. robarts, toronto. Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book. I use "An etymological dictionary of the Gaelic language" by Alexander MacBain. It is about the Scottish variety of the language, but in the long run it is historically the same language as Irish, so the etymology is the same.

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Paperback. 13 offers from £ The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary Edward Dwelly. out of 5 stars 6. Hardcover. 7 offers from £/5(2). Dictionarium scoto-celticum: a dictionary of the Gaelic language: comprising an ample vocabulary of Gaelic words, as preserved in vernacular speech, manuscripts, or printed works, with their signification and various meanings in English and Latin, illustrated by suitable examples and phrases, and with etymological remarks, and vocabularies of Latin and English words, with their translation into Gaelic.

• The Gaelic etymology of the languages of Western Europe and more especially of the English and Lowland Scotch and of their slang, cant, and colloquial dialects, by Charles Mackay () many etymologies are fanciful.

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Macbain starts with an outline of Gaelic etymology, discussing its Celtic roots in an overview of Aryan or Indo-European languages, and the pronunciation of Gaelic and Celtic alphabets, accents and word-building.

A synopsis of Gaelic, Old Irish and Gadelic noun declensions and verb conjugations is included/5(2). The most practical of dictionaries--Gaelic to English and English to Gaelic--in a single volume. Includes detailed coverage of etymology and pronunciation and makes a unique contribution to Gaelic culture/5.

A Dictionary of the Manks Language, with the corresponding words or explanations in English; interspersed with many Gaelic Proverbs: the Parts of Speech, the Genders, and the Accents of the Manks words are carefully marked; with some Etymological Observations, never before published.

Buy A pronouncing and etymological dictionary of the Gaelic language: Gaelic-English, English-Gaelic by Malcolm MacLennan online at Alibris UK. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. famhair, a giant, Ir. fomhor, pirate, giant, E.

fomór, fomórach, a Fomorian, a mythic race of invaders of Ireland; *fo-mór, "sub-magnus" (Zimmer).Stokes refers the -mor, -morach, to the same origin as mare of nightmare, Ger. mahr, interprets the name as "sub-marini", taking mor from the root of muir, ó of mór, if it is long (for it is rarely so marked) is.

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oscarach, oscarra, bold, fierce, Ir. oscar, champion; from the heroic name Oscar, son of Oisian (Ir. Oisín, little deer or os, q.v.).Possibly Oscar stands for *ud-scaro- "out-cutter", root scar of sgar, q.v.

Zimmer derives it from Norse Ásgeirr, spear of the Anses or gods, and Oisian from the Saxon Óswine, friend of the Anses; which should give respectively Ásgar and Óisine, but the. Stokes gives the Celtic as (p)oik-it, poik, whence Eng. foe (cf. Lat.

hostis, hospes); but the Gaelic gh of aoigh is against this otherwise satisfactory derivation. As against Schräder's etymology, might be put a reference to the form found in Gr.

οἴχομαι, go, Lit. An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language/D. From Wikisource ←C. An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language () by Alexander MacBain D. E dèabh, drain, dry up, dèabhadh (pronounced dè-u, shrinking (as the staves of a wooden vessel), Dialectic de.