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Brewer's dictionary of Irish phrase & fable

Author: Seán McMahon; Jo O'Donoghue
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase and Fable is an entirely new 'Brewer's' dedicated to the history, culture and mythology of the 'Emerald Isle'. Its authors have sifted through a huge amount of folkloric, mythological, literary and historical material to compile a stunningly eclectic array of 6000 entries on a wide range of Irish-related topics, including words, phrases, names, titles, people, events and places -
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seán McMahon; Jo O'Donoghue
ISBN: 0304363340 9780304363346
OCLC Number: 57213976
Description: xiii, 867 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ancient and Celtic Ireland Food and drink Literature, culture and the arts Modern Irish history Myth and folklore Names and nicknames Northern Ireland and the Troubles Peoples and groups Places and place-names Quotations and speeches Religion The Irish diaspora Words, phrases and sayings
Other Titles: Dictionary of Irish phrase & fable
Irish phrase & fable
Responsibility: Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue ; foreword by Maeve Binchy.
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3194569#Event\/geschichte<\/a>> # Geschichte.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Geschichte.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Geschichte<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3194569#Place\/englisch<\/a>> # Englisch.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Englisch.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3194569#Topic\/kultur<\/a>> # Kultur<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Kultur<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3194569#Topic\/landeskunde<\/a>> # Landeskunde<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Landeskunde<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3194569#Topic\/literatur<\/a>> # Literatur<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Literatur<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3194569#Topic\/phraseologie<\/a>> # Phraseologie<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Phraseologie<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3194569#Topic\/worterbuch<\/a>> # W\u00F6rterbuch<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"W\u00F6rterbuch<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2008108168<\/a>> # Mythology, Celtic--Ireland<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Mythology, Celtic--Ireland<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85068112<\/a>> # Irish philology<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Irish philology<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/enk<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"enk<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1031748<\/a>> # Mythology, Celtic<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Mythology, Celtic<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1205427<\/a>> # Ireland.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Ireland.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/862898<\/a>> # Civilization<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Civilization<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/979046<\/a>> # Irish philology<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Irish philology<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/992154<\/a>> # Language and languages<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Language and languages<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/999953<\/a>> # Literature<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Literature<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/5061944<\/a>> # Jo O\'Donoghue<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"O\'Donoghue<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Jo<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Jo O\'Donoghue<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/64281648<\/a>> # Se\u00E1n McMahon<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"McMahon<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Se\u00E1n<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Se\u00E1n McMahon<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780304363346<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"0304363340<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9780304363346<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/57213976<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/57213976<\/a>> ; # Brewer\'s dictionary of Irish phrase & fable<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2020-05-06<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/57213976#PublicationEvent\/london_weidenfeld_&_nicolson_2004<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:PublicationEvent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:location<\/a> <http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/London<\/a>> ; # London<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:organizer<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/3194569#Agent\/weidenfeld_&_nicolson<\/a>> ; # Weidenfeld & Nicolson<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:startDate<\/a> \"2004<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/57213976#Review\/802308593<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Review<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:itemReviewed<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/57213976<\/a>> ; # Brewer\'s dictionary of Irish phrase & fable<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:reviewBody<\/a> \"\"Brewer\'s Dictionary of Irish Phrase and Fable is an entirely new \'Brewer\'s\' dedicated to the history, culture and mythology of the \'Emerald Isle\'. Its authors have sifted through a huge amount of folkloric, mythological, literary and historical material to compile a stunningly eclectic array of 6000 entries on a wide range of Irish-related topics, including words, phrases, names, titles, people, events and places - all of them intriguing and informative, some of them quirkily humorous.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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