Gàidhlig / English

The main aims of DASG are:

  • to preserve and enhance the fieldwork archive generated by the Historical Dictionary of Scottish Gaelic (HDSG) project by making it freely available online
  • to create the first comprehensive full-text corpus of printed texts for Scottish Gaelic, Corpas na Gàidhlig and make it freely available on the internet
  • to provide the textual corpus for the interuniversity project Faclair na Gàidhlig (‘Dictionary of the Scottish Gaelic Language’)
  • to facilitate and stimulate research in Gaelic-related studies in a variety of disciplines, especially Gaelic semantics, lexicology and corpus linguistics but also including Social Sciences
  • to provide a resource which will facilitate corpus planning and corpus development technology for Gaelic