Gaelic proverbs by Macintosh, Donald

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Published by Published for M. MacInnes by Caledonian Press in Glasgow .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Proverbs, Scottish Gaelic.,
  • Scottish Gaelic language -- Idioms.

Edition Notes

Pages i-xxxvi and 1-421 are a reprint of the 2d ed., first published in 1881(?) under title: A collection of Gaelic proverbs and familiar phrases, based on MacIntosh"s collection. Edited by Alexander Nicolson.

Book details

Statementcollected and translated into English with equivalents from other European languages by Alexander Nicolson. Reprinted with index, etc., by Malcolm MacInnes.
ContributionsNicolson, Alexander, 1827-1893, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6505.C4 M3 1951
The Physical Object
Pagination9a, xxxvi, 470 p.
Number of Pages470
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6139751M
LC Control Number53018406
OCLC/WorldCa2483335

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