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Our Gaelic proverbs a mirror of the past. by Angus MacGillivray

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Published by Alex. MacDougall in Glasgow .
Written in English


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  An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Our Gaelic proverbs: a mirror of the past Item Preview remove-circlePages: World Library - eBooks. Angus, M., & Society, C. M. (). Our Gaelic Proverbs: A Mirror of the Past. Internet Archive BookReader Our Gaelic proverbs: a mirror of the past Internet Archive BookReader Our Gaelic proverbs: a mirror of the past. Gaelic Proverbs By (author) Alexander Nicolson This classic nineteenth-century anthology is the largest and best-known collections of Gaelic proverbs in the world. Designed for those interested in the lore and tradition of a language, spoken until comparatively recently across much of Scotland, this is a compendium of Gaelic sayings and usage.

Gaelic Proverbs and Familiar Phrases book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Proverbs are usually thought to embody the wit and wi /5(1). Designed for those interested in the lore and tradition of a language, spoken until comparatively recently across much of Scotland, this is a compendium of Gaelic sayings and usage. The book includes notes, historical and social, and comparisons with sayings in different languages. In Irish, proverbs are called seanfhocail, which literally means “old words.” This collection is a work in progress. If you have a Gaelic proverb and its translation that you’d like to add to our list—or to suggest a correction we should make—please contact us. A Aithníonn ciaróg ciaróg eile. Translation: One beetle recognises another. The book of Proverbs is a treasure trove of practical wisdom inspired by our Creator God. Each proverb is a short statement that uses every day, familiar illustrations to teach moral, ethical and.

  European Proverbs in 55 languages. p. ISBN Is fheàrr Gàidhlig bhriste na Gàidhlig sa chiste. Translation: It is better to have broken Gaelic than dead Gaelic. Quoted in BBC's educational programme Litir do . Gaelic Sayings and Gaelic proverbs are really so full of popular and traditional wisdom. As I say on our Famous Irish sayings page, they help you understand how Irish people think and what they value in each other.. I have a friend who used to collect sayings and proverbs from other countries. Books in Gaelic and relating to Gaelic topics contributed by the National Library of Scotland. Our Gaelic proverbs: a mirror of the past. by MacGillivray, Angus; favorite 4 comment 0 "Reprinted from the "Caledonian Medical Journal," January, "--Cover Topic: Proverbs, Scottish Gaelic. Gaelic Books. 2, K. Grammatica.   A collection of Gaelic proverbs and familiar phrases, based on Macintosh's collection - Kindle edition by Nicholson, Alexander. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A collection of Gaelic proverbs and familiar phrases, based on Macintosh's s: 2.