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English nameRoag
Gaelic nameRòdhag
Meaning?deer bay

Location and type of place name

LocationSkye, Inner Hebrides
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Kilmuir
County post 1891Inverness-shire ~ Siorrachd Inbhir Nis
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Post townISLE OF SKYE
Postcode areaIV55
Relevant main roadsA863
OS sheet number407
OS grid referenceNG271439
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

Elements

Element meaning 
Element typeanimalwater associated (except marsh)

External Resources

OS mapsGazetteer for Scotland
Pronunciation

Further Information

Language notesON, elements obscure
Sources
Ròdhag, may be deer bay, from Norse Mac an Tàilleir
[ɾo:ak] local source, Sòdhaigh
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