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English nameBruichladdich
Gaelic nameBruthach a' Chladaich
Meaningbrae of the shore

Location and type of place name

LocationIslay, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891Kilchoman
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF ISLAY
Postcode areaPA49
OS sheet number352
OS grid referenceNR264611
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG bruthach ~ brae; cladach ~ shore
Element typecoasttopographywater associated (except marsh)

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. bruthach, masc. 'brae' + gen. sg. masc. def. art. a' (leniting) + lenited gen. sg. of cladach, masc. 'shore'
Sources
Brudhach a Chladaich 1882 Thomas
Bruichladdich 1882 OS
Bruthach a’ Chladaich Lands of Lordship
Bruach a’ Chladaich Mac an Tàilleir
Bruthach a’ Chladaich [386b]; Bru chladaich [367]; Bru chladai(gh) [366] Robertson MSs
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