Measgaichte / Miscellaneous

Informant(s)
Name
James MacKay
Age
c. 70
Origin
Sutherland, Embo
Location
Inverness
Date
05/1969
laogh[ɫw:ɣ] Notes: calf.
liop[lʹip] Notes: lip.
losgaid[ɫosɡidʹ] Notes: frog.
losgaidQuotation: pollag losgaid. Notes: toadstool.
luirg[ɫu̜ɾiɡʹ] Notes: shin.
mearaig[mɛ̃ɾiɡʹ] Quotation: Tha mi air [mɛ̃ɾiɡʹəɣ] leis an fhuachd or Tha mi air mo [vɛ̃ɾiɡʹəɣ] leis an fhuachd or leis an t-acras. Notes: perish.
meung[mjɤŋɡ] Notes: whey.
mucQuotation: cuilean muc. Notes: piglet.
raith[rɑi] Notes: ram.
reothadh-liathNotes: hoarfrost.
rionnag[rw̃n̪ɑɡ] Notes: star.
robaidh an t-sneachd[rɔbiən̪t̪ɾɑ̃xk] Notes: robin redbreast.
roiseagNotes: small potato. More commonly used in plural.
inneanQuotation: an t-innean [ətʹenʹɑ̃ṉ]. Notes: the ankle.
iongna[jũ̜ĩnʹ] Quotation: pl. [jũ̜:nʹəṉ]. Notes: fingernail.
iul a’ mhàgain[ju̜ɫəvɑ̃:ɡɑ̃ṉ] Notes: toad.
omhaich[ɔ̃iç] Notes: neck.
ospag[ospɑɡ] Notes: a gust of wind.
pollach[poɫɑx] Notes: cod.
pollagQuotation: pollag losgaid. Notes: toadstool.
seallQuotation: Tha na neòil a’ sealltainn glè throm.
sgorail[sɡɔɾɑl] Notes: a squirrel.
sguil[sɡu̜l] Notes: basket used to hold fishing lines.
siataig[ʃɛ:t̪iɡ] Notes: rheumatism.
sìolag[ʃıɔɫɑɡ] Notes: a saw.
soitheachQuotation: dòrtadh shoithichean. Notes: a heavy downpour.
spoirig[spɔɾiɡʹ] Notes: a sparrow.
stràilleachNotes: seaware driven ashore.
tarbh[t̪ɑɾo]
tàrnaichNotes: thunder.
torcNotes: male pig.
abhrad[ɤu̟ɾəd̪] Notes: eyebrow.
adhaQuotation: an t-adha [ən̪t̪ɑ:]. Notes: liver.
àirneNotes: kidney.
aisinn[ɑʃĩnʹ] Notes: rib.
barr-gùg[bɑrəɡu̜:ɡ] Notes: potato blossom.
bathas[bɑs] Notes: forehead.
bodach-ròcaisNotes: scarecrow.
brògNotes: a cod roe.
brù(gh)Notes: belly.
caor[kw:ɾ] Notes: sheep.
coinneanNotes: rabbit.
corra-chritheach[kɔɾəˈxɾiɤx] Notes: heron.
cròidh[kɾɔ:] Quotation: Tha iad a’ cròidheadh an arbhair. Notes: “leading”.
cuairtich-shiataigQuotation: an cuairtich-shiataig [ku̜ɤʴsṯıçhɛ:t̪iɡʹ]. [NOTES: the turned r used for the symbol which is unclear in the original.]
cuideamQuotation: Tha cuideam mór air an speur an diugh.
cuidhteag[k[ɔı]:tʹɑɡ] Notes: whiting.
cuileanQuotation: cuilean muc (sic). Notes: piglet.
dòrtadhQuotation: dòrtadh shoithichean. Notes: a downpour.
droman-allaidh[d̪ɾomɑṉɑɫi] Notes: spider.
fàladair[fɑ:ɫəd̪ɑɾ] Notes: scythe.
feòsag[fjɔ:sɑɡ] Notes: beard.
gath[kɑ] Notes: sting.

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