The Pocket Gaelic-English English-Gaelic Dictionary

Angus Watson

A condensed bilingual dictionary based on Angus Watson's best-selling Gaelic/English dictionary.
Date Published :
November 2015
Publisher :
Birlinn
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781841588087
Pages : 272
Dimensions : 7.85 X 5.1 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$12.95

Overview
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Angus Watson's Gaelic dictionaries are now established as some of the most popular and useful dictionaries available for learners of Scottish Gaelic. This volume, condensed from his essential Gaelic-English English-Gaelic Dictionary is a fantastic resource for users at all levels, and in all contexts. Its generous coverage of vocabulary from fields such as business 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.

About The Author
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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.

REVIEWS
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A welcome addition

- Eigse, A Journal of Irish Studies

A very substantial work

- Scottish Book Collector

Watson's explanations are both clear and persuasive ... demonstrates sensitivity to the needs of the Gaelic learner

- Scottish Gaelic Studies

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