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English nameHallin
Gaelic nameHàlainn
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Waternish
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF SKYE
Postcode areaIV55
Relevant main roadsB886
OS sheet number407
OS grid referenceNG246597
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notes 
Sources
Hallin, hallr, hall... Hallin Forbes, 212
Hàlainn, sloping land, from Norse Mac an Tàilleir
["hA:­Liðj] local source, Sgianaidean
['hɑ:ˌLiNʲ] local source, Sòdhaigh
Additional infoAn obscure name. See comment under Halistra.
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