Gnàthasan-cainnte agus Seanfhacail – Phrases and Old Sayings



One way to gain an understanding of the indigenous wisdom of a people are the sayings and proverbs in which they encapsulate their experiences and ideas. These are the well worn grooves in their collective mind that provide glimpses into their historical experience and worldview – how they think, what they value, and their understanding of space and time.

We publish a different old saying in each issue of our e-newsletter. The below are taken from past newsletters.

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On this page you can learn about different Scottish Gaelic sayings.
Just click on the images or sayings below.


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