The Essential Gaelic-English / English-Gaelic Dictionary

Angus Watson

Date Published :
July 2017
Publisher :
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781780274645
Pages : 528
Dimensions : 9.25 X 6.1 inches
Stock Status : In stock
Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781841583679
Pages : 448
Dimensions : 9.2 X 6.15 inches
Stock Status : In stock


Angus Watson's Essential Gaelic-English and English-Gaelic dictionaries are well-established as one of the leading dictionaries of the Gaelic language.This combined dictionary is ideal for learners of Gaelic at all levels, and its generous coverage of vocabulary from fields such asbusiness and IT makes it a valuable tool for all those who require an up-to-date reference work. It contains a large amount of explanatory material, numerous examples of usage and idiomatic phrases and expressions. Many registers and styles are sampled, from the familiar (and occasionally the vulgar) to the formal and the literary. Cross-references draw the user to related words and expressions, and Scots equivalents are provided for a number of headwords.

About The Author

Angus Watson graduated in Gaelic from Aberdeen University and completed a PhD at St Andrews University. He is a published writer of Gaelic short stories and currently lives in France.


a welcome addition

- N.J.A. Williams, Eigse, A Journal of Irish Studies

a very substantial work

- Ian Macdonald, Scottish Book Collector

An essential tool for all would-be Gaelic learners

- Scottish Field

Worthy of considerable praise

- Cothrom

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