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English nameEasdale
Gaelic nameEisdeal

Location and type of place name

LocationFirth of Lorn, Argyll
Local authorityArgyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Argyll & Bute ~ Earra-Ghàidheal & Bòd
Topographical feature typeIsland(s) ~ Eilean(an)
Post townOBAN
Postcode areaPA34
OS sheet number359
OS grid referenceNM735171
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningON nom. sg. obscure element + gen. sg. dalr, masc. ‘valley’
Element typetopography

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OS maps

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Language notes
SourcesEilean Eisdeil: Fionn, Kilbrandon and Kilchattan Names, part vii

Eisdeal called of old Fraoch-eilean: Robertson MS371, 266 [the capital E has a brave and and acute on it, which denotes an open short e. On the line above he uses the same diacritics for the word beithe, 'birch']

Eisdeal: Robertson MS405
Eysdale I: 1750 Dorret
Eisdeal: Henderson 1910, 188
Èisdeal: Stòrlann map
Éisdeal: Taylor 2011, 64
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