This is a reference text compiled from the view of the learner. It features a range of illustrative examples, and includes some Scots equivalents for head words, and numerous cross references to related lexical items. It aims to give samples of a wide range of registers and areas of experience. Gaelic has a variety of meanings contained in the words, this dictionary takes account of this. The book has been fully checked and read with the support of the Gaelic Books Council.