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English namePort na Coite
Gaelic namePort a’ Choit
Meaningport of the ferry boat

Location and type of place name

LocationMull, Firth of Lorn, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature type
Post townISLE OF MULL
Postcode areaPA75
OS sheet number374
OS grid referenceNM506553
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaning
Element typecoastwater associated (except marsh)

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Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesnom. sg. G port, masc. ‘harbour’ + gen. sg. masc. def. art. a’ (leniting) + lenited gen. sg. of G coit, masc. ‘ferry boat” = ‘the port of the ferry boat’
SourcesWentworth p.151: Port a’ Choit ’port of the coble’.
Maclean p. 81: Port na Coite (locally Port a’ Choite) Coit, g. coite.
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