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modern Gaelic-English dictionary specially recommended for learners, containing pronunciation, irregular verb tables, grammatical information, examples of idiomatic usage by Robert C. Owen

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Published by Gairm Publications in Glasgow .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Scottish Gaelic language -- Dictionaries -- English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert C. Owen ; Am Faclair ur Gaidhlig-Beurla / le Raibeart C. Maceoghainn.
GenreDictionaries
SeriesGairm ;, Leabhar 108, Gairm (Series) ;, leabhar 108.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPB1591 .O88 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 139 p. ;
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6853961M
ISBN 101871901294
LC Control Number00361365

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  This is a little pocket size dictionary and good for newcomers to learning Gaelic, however, Gaelic as a language has also evolved over the years. Delighted with it as my first Gaelic dictionary, but I know I will eventually purchase a more extensive and modern/5(27). A dictionary that intermediate and advanced learners may wish to buy is Dwelly’s Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary. Edward Dwelly (–) was a lexicographer who first published his dictionary as a whole in (although he published sections of it starting in ). The dictionary is a tome over 5cm thick, containing o Buy The Modern Gaelic-English Dictionary (Gairm (Series), Leabhar ) by Owen, Robert C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(2).   This book fulfils a keenly-felt need for a modern, comprehensive dictionary of Scottish Gaelic into English. The numerous examples of usage and idiom in this work have been modelled on examples culled from modern literature, and encompass many registers ranging from modern colloquial speech, to more elaborate literary constructions. The main contemporary terms and idiomatic /5(2).

The Gaelic-English Dictionary This book fulfils a keenly-felt need for a modern, comprehensive dictionary of Scottish Gaelic into English. The numerous examples of usage and idiom in this work have been modelled on examples culled from modern literature, and encompass many registers ranging from modern colloquial speech, to more elaborate. Book Description. This book fulfils a keenly-felt need for a modern, comprehensive dictionary of Scottish Gaelic into English. The numerous examples of usage and idiom in this work have been modelled on examples culled from modern literature, and encompass many registers ranging from modern colloquial speech, to more elaborate literary constructions. 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. • Foclóir gaedhilge agus béarla, Irish English Dictionary being a thesaurus of words, phrases and idioms of the modern Irish language, with explanations in English, by Patrick Dinneen () • Larger English-Irish dictionary, Foclóir béarla-gaedhlige, by Timothy O'Neill-Lane () • Learner's English-Irish dictionary for use in.

This book fulfils a keenly-felt need for a modern, comprehensive dictionary of Scottish Gaelic into English. The numerous examples of usage and idiom in this work have been modelled on examples culled from modern literature, and encompass many registers ranging from modern colloquial speech, to more elaborate literary constructions. The main contemporary terms and idiomatic phraseology, often. The history of Scottish Gaelic dictionaries goes back to the early 17th century. The high-point of Gaelic dictionary production was in the first half of the 19th century, as yet unrivalled even by modern developments in the late 20th and early 21st century. The majority of dictionaries published to date have been Gaelic to English dictionaries. • Dictionarium scoto-celticum: Gaelic-English-Latin dictionary, published by The Highland Society of Scotland () • 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!   - The Gaelic-English Dictionary (eBook Rental) - The Gaelic-English Dictionary (eBook Rental) - The Gaelic-English Dictionary (eBook Rental) Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.