Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1392 Unit: 11

  • Latin, English, Cornish, Breton, Irish, Welsh
  • s. xviiex/xviiiin
  • Welsh manuscripts
  • paper
Manuscript fragments relating to Edward Lhuyd’s lexicographical research, including vocabularies, notes and a transcript.
Part of
Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1392 (1392, H 5. 20) [s. xviiex/xviiiin]
manuscript miscellanies

Abbott summarises the contents as follows:

  • f. 1. Fragment of a short comparative Celtic vocabulary, only the letter A.
    f. 2. English words only.
    ff. 3, 4. An index of rare Latin words under V and Z.
    f. 5. Observations on initial compound prepositions, etc., Cornish, Armoric, and Hibernian.
    f. 6. (folded) Notes for a collection of rare Latin words.
    ff. 7, 8. Transcript from the Cambridge Juvencus, with Welsh glosses.
    ff. 9-10. Four pages of a printed Dissertatio Epistolaris (on Runic characters), with notes by Lhwyd on Welsh grammar.
Provenance and related aspects
Latin, English, Cornish, Breton, Irish, Welsh
s. xviiex/xviiiin
Origin, provenance
Origin: ass. with Lhuyd (Edward)
Lhuyd (Edward)
(d. 1709)
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Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
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