townland
Cnoc an Libéid
genitive: Chnoc an Libéid
non-validated name
(Irish)
Knockalibade
(English)

Glossary

English hill

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the hill of the —
    Ní léir brí an fhocail dheireanaigh. B'fhéidir gur iasacht ón mBéarla atá ann, ar aon dul le billéad < billet, srl. nó foirm den bhfocal deireanach a d'athraigh trí mheititéis.

  • English

    the hill of the —
    The meaning of the last word is unclear. Perhaps it is a loanword from English,similiar to billéad < billet, etc. or a metathisized form of the last word?

Centrepoint

52.122, -9.47799 latitude, longitude
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Archival records

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Historical references

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An Seabhac: ? Cnoc a’Libéid Leibéad = leibid .i. óinseach nó duine neamh-chruinn ach níl annsan ach buille fá thuairim.
Nóta
n/a
Cárta: Cnoc an Libéid 2000
Nóta
1613
Cnockinliberd
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 110, Imleabhar: I
1634
Cnockkilbert
Inq.(Ci) Leathanach: 285, Imleabhar: I
1655c
Knockali (sic)
'Droumedesert & ...'
DS
1685
Knockallybead
Hib. Del.
1721
Knockalibade, Knockalibede
Kenmare MSS Leathanach: 165
1825
Knockalebede
TAB
1834
Knockalibade
TAB Leathanach: 7
1841
Knockalibade
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci071,24
1841
Knockalabede
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci071,24
1841
Knockalibade
Inhabs.:AL Leathanach: Ci071,24
1841
Knockali ?
Vallancey Map:AL Leathanach: Ci071,24
1841
Cnoc a' libéid, 'Libbet's hill'
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci071,24
1841
Cnoc a' libéid
pl:AL Leathanach: Ci071,24
1841
Knockalibade
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci071,24
1841
[Knockalibade]
"There is a Danish fort in the S. end called 'Knockalibade'."
Desc. Rem.:AL Leathanach: Ci071,24
2017
ˌnɑkleˈbeːd
Áit. Uimhir : 170717, Cainteoir: 003
2017
ˌnɑklɪˈbeːd
Áit. Uimhir : 170717, Cainteoir: 004

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