Sitemap | Low Graphics Version
Gaelic Road Signs
Search Results

Details

English nameKnock
Gaelic nameAn Cnoc
Meaningthe hill

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Sleat
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF SKYE
Postcode areaIV44
Relevant main roadsA851
OS sheet number412
OS grid referenceNG667088
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaningG cnoc ~ hill
Element typetopography

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. masc. def. art. an + nom. sg. cnoc, masc. ‘hill’
Sources
Knock bay 1666 RMS xi no. 902
Knock Knock 1776 Mackenzie: South part
Knock 1804 Heather
An Cnoc Dwelly 1912
cnoc Watson 1926, 139
Cnoc, A Chnic, Knocko Forbes, 381
An Cnoc "hill" Mac an Tàilleir
[kʰrõʰk] local source, Àrnasdal
Additional info 
Accessibility | Copyright © 2006-2011