Scottish Gaelic dictionary


dictionnaire
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Gaelic Gàidhlig
Dictionary - Faclair
 

Am Faclair Beag: Scottish Gaelic-English dictionary (with phonetics) & Dwelly's dictionary

An Seotal: Gaelic terminology database

Scottish Gaelic-English dictionaries & meanings in Gaelic

An Stòr-dàta Briathrachais Gàidhlig: Gaelic terminology database (1993)

The School Gaelic Dictionary (Am Briathrachan Beag) by Patrick MacFarlane (1912)

Scottish Gaelic vocabulary for parents

dictionary of political terms (Faclair na Pàrlamaid), Scottish government [PDF]

resources: thematic dictionaries

The illustrated Gaelic dictionary, specially designed for beginners and for use in schools, including every Gaelic word in all the other Gaelic dictionaries and printed books, by Edward Dwelly (1918)

      A-Dath - Dath-Mis - Mis-Z   or online version

Gaelic-English dictionary by Ewan MacEachen (1922)

The school Gaelic dictionary (Am Briathrachan Beag) by Patrick MacFarlane (1912) or online version

Etymological dictionary of the Gaelic language by Alexander MacBain (1911) or online version (shorter)

Dictionary of the Gaelic language by Norman MacLeod & Daniel Dewar (1909)

Pronouncing Gaelic dictionary by Neil MacAlpine (1866)

Vocabulary English and Gaelic by Patrick MacFarlane (1815)

Gaelic and English

Dictionarium scoto-celticum: Gaelic-English-Latin dictionary, published by The Highland Society of Scotland (1814)

      A-P & R-U

The Gaelic etymology of the languages of Western Europe and more especially of the English and Lowland Scotch and of their slang, cant, and colloquial dialects, by Charles Mackay (1877) many etymologies are fanciful!

Guide to Gaelic conversation and pronunciation & vocabularies, dialogues, phrases, and letter forms, by Lachlan MacBean (1905) or online version

Gaelic vocabulary and phrase book by James Munro (end 19th)

The tourists hand-book of Gaelic and English phrases for the Highlands, by Mary Mackeller (1880) or online version

Gaelic proverbs and proverbial sayings, with English translations by Thomas MacDonald (1926)

Our Gaelic proverbs, a mirror of the past, by Angus MacGillivray (1928)

A collection of Gaelic proverbs and familiar phrases based on MacIntosh's collection, by Alexander Nicolson (1882)

A collection of Gaelic proverbs, and familiar phrases with an English translation, by Donald MacIntosh (1785)

Scottish land-names, their origin and meaning, by Herbert Maxwell (1894)

The Gaelic topography of Scotland by James Robertson (1869)

Gaelic names of beasts (Mammalia), birds, fishes, insects, reptiles, etc... by Alexander Robert Forbes (1905)

Gaelic names of plants (Scottish and Irish) with notes on their etymology, their uses, plant superstitions... by John Cameron (1883)

Gaelic language
Gaelic course & Gaelic-English vocabulary

pronunciation (with audio)

basic grammar of Gaelic language

pronunciation (phonetic)

BBC Gaelic course: basic vocabulary (with audio)

Colloquial Scottish Gaelic (2001)

Gaelic grammar, principles of phonology and etymology & proper and place names, by George Calder (1923)

Gaelic self-taught by James MacLaren (1923)

Elementary course of Gaelic by Duncan Reid & Norman MacLeod (1913)

How to learn Gaelic, orthographical instructions, grammar, and reading lessons, by Alexander Macbain & John Whyte (1906)

Elements of Gaelic grammar by Cameron Gillies, based on the work of Alexander Stewart (1896)

Elements of Gaelic grammar by Alexander Stewart (1886)

Practical grammar of the Scottish Gaelic by James Munro (1843)

books about the Scottish Gaelic language: Google books & Internet archive

resources about Gaelic language

News
The Scotsman: in Gaelic or in English (newspaper)

Radio nan Gàidheal (BBC)

Texts & Literature
The Gaelic reader with notes and vocabulary, by Malcolm MacLennan (1913)

Gaelic poems by Alexander Cook (1882)

Carmina Gadelica, hymns and incantations with illustrative notes on words, rites, and customs, dying and obsolete, with the translation in English, collected by Alexander Carmichael (1900) : I & II - III   or online texts

Popular tales of the West Highlands in Gaelic & translation in English, collected by John Francis Campbell (1860) : I & II - III - IV

The songs and hymns of the Scottish Highlands with translations and music, and an introduction, by Lachlan Macbean (1888)

The sacred songs of the Gael, a collection of Gaelic hymns & translation in English, by Lachlan Macbean (1890) : I & II

Tiomnadh Nuadh: the New Testament in Gaelic (1922)

Tiomnadh Nuadh (1813)

Gospel of Mark in Gaelic, multilingual text

Sailm Dhaibhidh: the Book of the Psalms (1921)

Leabhar aithghearr nan ceist : catechism of the Presbyterian Church (1829)

First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Tha gach uile dhuine air a bhreth saor agus co-ionnan ann an urram 's ann an còirichean.
Tha iad air am breth le reusan is le cogais agus mar sin bu chòir dhaibh a bhith beò nam measg fhein ann an spiorad bràthaireil.


-> First article in different languages

-> Declaration of Human Rights in Gaelic , English & other languages

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-> Celtic languages (in French)

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