|Sources||bo-fron : Diack Ms2276 [Aberfoyle informant]|
bo-fro:in: Diack Ms2276 form nearby for Glen Fruin is fro:iN' [Aberfoyle informant...Gaelic
was good but he often 'improved']
For Bal- replacing Both- Buth- v. Balquhidder, The fron =bren might represent bran, `raven,' braon, `drop',
`dew,' 'wet,' `a wet place.' Watson in Charters of Inchaffray
`in Balfron, we cannot tell whether o was originally long or short.': Watson 2002 (1904) 46.
It is possible the second of Diack's forms was changed in analogy with Glen Fruin.