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English nameEddrachillis
Gaelic nameEadra Chaolais
Meaningbetween channels

Location and type of place name

LocationSutherland, Highland
Local authorityHighland ~ A’ Ghàidhealtachd
Parish post 1891
County post 1891Ross and Cromarty ~ Ros is Cromba
Topographical feature type
Post townLAIRG
Postcode areaIV27
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNC1236
Type of namePlace ~ Àite


Element meaningG eadar ~ between; dhà ~ two; caolas ~ channel, narrows
Element type

External Resources

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Further Information

Language notes 
SourcesEadarachaolas: Am Feillire 1875, 29
Eddrachillis itself means “between the two kyles” - the. sound of ao in caolas being
pronounced in this district in such a way as to be fairly represented in English by i long.: MacKinnon

Eadar-dà-chaolais: Watson in Dwelly
Eadra-chaolais for Eadar-dha-chaolais, 'between two kyles': Watson 2001 1906, 64
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