townland
Achadh Mór
genitive: Achadh Mór
(Irish)
Aghamore
(English)

Glossary

achadh, -ach
English field
English great, big

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    big field

    Ní léir an foirm chruinn í 1601 ‘Aghvore’ in -v-. Más ea, d’fhéadfadh sé gur foirm shioctha den tuiseal tabharthach nó den logthuiseal is cúis leis an séimhiú ar thúschonsan mór, mar atá le sonrú sa logainm par Achadh Bhó (#1412)

Centrepoint

53.0218, -7.52328 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1601
Aghvore
Morogh M'Cassan
F Leathanach: 6551
1660c
Aghamore
BSD (La) Leathanach: 151
1660c
Aghamore
'Rushen, Derry & Aghamore'
BSD (La)
1838
Aghnamore
Bar. Cons.:AL Leathanach: La045,5
1838
Aghamore
Hamilton, W. :AL Leathanach: La045,5
1838
Achadh mór, 'great field'
OD:AL Leathanach: La045,5
1838
Aghamore
OD:AL Leathanach: La045,5
1838
Aghamore
BS:AL Leathanach: La045,5
2004
Áit.

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