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English nameBogbuie
Gaelic nameAm Bog Buidhe
Meaningthe yellow bog
Genitive form a' Bhuig Bhuidhe

Location and type of place name

LocationEaster Ross, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891Urquhart
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature typeWetland ~ Boglach
Postcode areaIV7
OS sheet number432
OS grid referenceNH585555
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG bog ~ bog; buidhe ~ yellow
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Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. masc. def. art. am + lenited nom. sg. bog, masc. ‘bog + nom. sg. adj. buidhe, ‘yellow’ = ‘the yellow bog’
SourcesBogboy 1611 RMS vii no. 507
yellow bog Watson 1904, 115
Am Bog Buidhe Mac an Tàilleir 2003
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