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English nameKinlochmoidart
Gaelic nameCeann Loch Mùideart
Meaninghead of Loch Mùideart
Genitive formCheann Loch Mùideart

Location and type of place name

LocationLochaber, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature typeSettlement ~ Tuineachadh
Postcode areaPH38
OS sheet number390
OS grid referenceNM707725
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG ceann ~ head, end; loch ~ loch; Mùideart ~ river-name
Element typewater

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Further Information

Language notesG nom. sg. ceann, masc. ‘head, end’ + gen. sg. loch, masc. ‘loch’ + en Mùideart = ‘end of Loch Mùideart’
Kinloch Moydart 1820 Thomson
Kenloch Moydart 1747-55 Roy
Ceann Loch Mùideirt Dwelly 1912
Ceann Locha Muideart k'jèuN LòX mu:d'jars'd Dieckhoff
[ki:n loch moi.dart] MacDonald
Mùideart Storlann
Additional infoAlthough MacDonald's phonetic form is not entirely clear, it suggests Mùideart over Mùideirt.
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