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Port Rí
genitive: Phort Rí
(Irish)
Portree
(English)
Glossary
port port, bank, fort
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    bank of the Rí
    (An) — ainm abhann

    Ainm abhann comónta is ea An Rí (CD/; /Dn), Abhainn Rí (CC, CM, /CC).

    Is í abh Abhainn Ó gCeallaigh/Stradbally River is teora thuaidh don bhaile fearainn seo.

    Ainmneacha stairiúla:
    1. Tagraíonn 1549 ‘Bunry’ < Bun Rí “mouth of the Rí” don áit a mbuaileann an sruthán Blackford Stream SO leis an mBearú in oirdheisceart an bhaile fearainn. Tugtar 1654 ‘the river Bunry’ ar an abhainn féin sa chur síos ar theorainn na barúntachta seo ach cf. 1555c ‘Ravege’, 1654 ‘Ryebegg’ < (An) Rí Bheag “the little Rí”.

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