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English nameKenovay
Gaelic nameCeann a' Bhàigh
Meaninghead of the bay
Genitive formCheann a' Bhàigh

Location and type of place name

LocationTiree, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF TIREE
Postcode areaPA77
OS sheet number372
OS grid referenceNL995463
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG ceann ~ head, end; bàgh ~ bay
Element typecoasttopography

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. ceann, masc. ‘head, end’ + gen. sg. masc. def. art. a’ (leniting) + lenited gen. sg. bàgh, masc. 'bay' = ‘head of the bay’
SourcesKenbay 1654 Blaeu
Ceann a’ Bhaigh: Beveridge, 1903, 107
Ceann a’ Bhaigh: MacDonald 1965, 13
Ceann a’ Bhàigh: Brownlie
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