Measgaichte / Miscellaneous

Location
South Uist, Lochboisdale
Date
02/1969
mìosQuotation: mìos crochadh nan cléibh. Notes: February.
riatanach[riɤt̪ɑ̃ṉɑx] Notes: same as “feumail” – useful.
putQuotation: a’ putadh na cloich. Notes: putting the shot.
achasan[ɑxəsɑṉ] Notes: reprimand.
badagNotes: brush made of hen feathers for cleaning the griddle.
cailleach-chòsagNotes: slater (woodlouse).
camaidealach[kɑmədʹəɫɑx] Quotation: àite camaidealach. Notes: a place through which it is difficult to make a clear passage. One has to zig-zag to avoid obstacles, e.g. harbour with a lot of rocks at the entrance.
ceapNotes: cap.
ceàrrdubhan[cɑ:rd̪u̟ɑ̃ṉ] Notes: an insect which frequents dung-heaps.
coingeart[kɔiŋɡʹɛʴsṯ] Quotation: Chaneil e [kɔiŋɡʹɛʴsṯ] sin a dheanamh. Notes: It is not right to do that. [NOTES: the turned r used for the symbol which is unclear in the original.]
corra-steòcach[kɔɾəʃtʹɔ:xkɔx] Notes: a kind of spade. Old usage, heard in Lochboisdale years back. Said by N. Macmillan, Kilpheder to be a Harris word.
deannan[dʹɑ̃n̪ɑṉ] Notes: several, a good many.

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