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English nameFeorlig
Gaelic nameAn Fheòirlig
Meaningthe farthing-land

Location and type of place name

LocationWester Ross, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Lochalsh
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townKYLE
Postcode areaIV40
Relevant main roadsA87
OS sheet number413
OS grid referenceNG830273
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG feòirlig ~ farthing/a small piece of land a quarter of a 'peighinn'
Element typetopography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG fem. nom. sg. def. art. an (leniting) + lenited nom. sg. of feòirlig, fem. ‘farthing’ = ‘the farthing-land’
Sources
Forlig 1820 Thomson
Feorlick, Feorlig Farthing land Fjordlungr Forbes, 190
Feòrlig. “Farthing land”. Mac an Tàilleir
[ˈfʲɔːɭɪkʲ] local source, Sòdhaigh
Additional infoApplied to: Feorlig Upper ~ An Fheòrlig Àrd
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