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Luchd-rannsachaidh a dhìth airson Rannsachadh Ainm-àite

A bheil ùidh agaibh ann an ainmean-àite agus cruth na tìre?

Le taic bho Bhòrd na Gàidhlig tha sinn a’ lorg suas gu ceathrar luchd-rannsachaidh gus obair-raoin a dhèanamh air ainmean-àite ann an coimhearsnachdan Ghàidhlig air feadh Alba.

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#AinmÀite #Gàidhlig
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Luchd-rannsachaidh a dhìth airson Rannsachadh Ainm-àite

A bheil ùidh agaibh ann an ainmean-àite agus cruth na tìre?

Le taic bho Bhòrd na Gàidhlig tha sinn a’ lorg suas gu ceathrar luchd-rannsachaidh gus obair-raoin a dhèanamh air ainmean-àite ann an coimhearsnachdan Ghàidhlig air feadh Alba.

https://www.ainmean-aite.scot/gd/neach-rannsachaidh-a-dhith-airson-rannsachadh-ainm-aite/
#AinmÀite #Gàidhlig

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Are you also contacting the people who have already made detailed studies and databases of the place names? This has been done very extensively in the Gairloch and Torridon areas for example, in particular by Donald Macdonald of Alligin and Nevis Hulme of Aultgrishan, and well as others. And there are a huge number of recordings by the late Roy Wentworth identifying placenames in discussion with elderly residents a few decades ago. It would be a shame for there to be a lot of duplicated effort, and the older research is likely to have picked up names that have already been forgotten.

Fieldworkers required for Place-name Research

Do you have an interest in place-names and the landscape around you?

With support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig we’re looking to recruit up to four fieldworkers across Scotland in Gaelic speaking communities to collect Gaelic place-names in their local area.

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Fieldworkers required for Place-name Research

Do you have an interest in place-names and the landscape around you?

With support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig we’re looking to recruit up to four fieldworkers across Scotland in Gaelic speaking communities to collect Gaelic place-names in their local area.

https://www.ainmean-aite.scot/fieldworkers-required-for-place-name-research/
#AinmÀite #Gàidhlig

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Ross Christie

Duncan Macleod

Catriona Nicolson

Catriona Currie

We did this in 6th year for the North Coast of Sutherland. I believe all the information we gathered ended up in Strathnaver museum

Are you also contacting the people who have already made detailed studies and databases of the place names? This has been done very extensively in the Gairloch and Torridon areas for example, in particular by Donald Macdonald of Alligin and Nevis Hulme of Aultgrishan, and well as others. And there are a huge number of recordings by the late Roy Wentworth identifying placenames in discussion with elderly residents a few decades ago. It would be a shame for there to be a lot of duplicated effort, and the older research is likely to have picked up names that have already been forgotten.

John M MacAulay!

Urras Oighreachd Chàrlabhaigh

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5 days ago

Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba

Mapaichean airson planaichean Gàidhlig ann an co-bhonn le Bòrd na Gàidhlig.Mapaichean airson planaichean Gàidhlig ann an co-bhonn le Bòrd na Gàidhlig. ... See MoreSee Less

Mapaichean airson planaichean Gàidhlig ann an co-bhonn le Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

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I’d love to put my hometown in Gaelic!

Can we get Gaelic place names on Facebook yet?????

Julie Ballantyne love these. (And I can pronounce them!)

Charlotte Morgan see if you can remember these next time you visit

Oh good God I've fallen down another black hole on the Internet again.…

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Fieldworkers required for Place-name Research

Do you have an interest in place-names and the landscape around you? Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba (AÀA), the national advisory partnership for Gaelic place-names in Scotland, with support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig is looking to recruit up to four fieldworkers across Scotland in Gaelic speaking communities to collect Gaelic place-names in their local area. A keen … Continue Reading about Fieldworkers required for Place-name Research