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English nameKilmoluaig
Gaelic nameCill MoLuaig
MeaningSaint Luag's church
Genitive formChill MoLuaig

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 referenceNL970463
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG cill ~ church; mo ~ my (in the sense of saint); Luag ~ personal name
Element typeperson, religion

External Resources

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesnom. sg. G cill, fem. `church' + G mo, 1st person poss. pron. `my' (in sense of `Saint') (leniting)+ slenderised (and lenited) gen. sg. of Luag, masc. personal name = `Saint Luag's church'
Sources
Kilmolowok 1481 RMS ii, 1485
Kilmalowaig 1511 RMS ii, 3622
Kilmalowag 1674 Retours (Argyle) 82
Cill ma Luthag: Robertson MS370, 36
Cell of Moluac: MacDonald 1965, 15
Cill Moluag: Brownlie
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