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English nameBonawe
Gaelic nameBun Abha
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationLoch Etive, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townTAYNUILT
Postcode areaPA35
OS sheet number377
OS grid reference
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaning
Element typewater associated (except marsh)

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notes
Sources
Awe, Bonawe Abha (’Atha’) (River) and Bun-abha, but Loch obha Robertson MS405 p. 27v
Bun-a'a Robertson Ms368, 151
do Bhunatha Turner's Gaelic Poems, early 19th C, 66
Bun Abh Orain Iain Luim
bun a'@ Diack MS2276
Additional infoAbhainn in local Gaelic can be pronounced as *athainn, where -th- is a glottal stop, so a spelling of Abha is perhaps justified.
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