The Pocket Gaelic-English English-Gaelic Dictionary

By Angus Watson

Format: Paperback

A condensed bilingual dictionary based on Angus Watson's best-selling Gaelic/English dictionary.

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Birlinn Limited

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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.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Birlinn Limited
Publication Date 16 Nov 2015
ISBN 9781841588087
Number of Pages 272

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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