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English nameBracorina
Gaelic nameBrac na Daraich

Location and type of place name

Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townMallaig
Postcode areaPH40
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNM725928
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


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Language notes 
SourcesBrachnadarich 1747-55 Roy
?Bracknadarich 1820 Thomson

This looks like this is Brac na Daraich where the English map form lost the final element whilst keeping the genitive article (cf. ). This ar- is likely from influence of nearby Bracara or Bracora:

Bracora = Brachdara: Robertson [The existing sign (2016) has Bràigh Garbh.]
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