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English nameBalevullin
Gaelic nameBaile a' Mhuilinn
Meaningtown of the mill

Location and type of place name

LocationTiree, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891Scarinish
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF TIREE
Postcode areaPA77
OS sheet number372
OS grid referenceNL954464
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG baile, masc. ‘town’ + a’ muileann, masc. ‘mill’
Element typehabitationindustry

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. baile, masc. ‘town’ + gen. sg. masc. def. art. a’ (leniting) + lenited gen. sg. muileann, masc. ‘mill’
SourcesBallimilline 1804 Langlands
Balamuilinn: Beveridge, 1903, 132
Baile a’ Mhuilinn: MacDonald 1965, 16
Baile Mhuilinn: Brownlie
Baile a' Mhuilinn: MacDougall & Cameron, 1938, 94
Additional infoThis is nearby Tràigh Bail’ a Mhuilinn
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