townland
Droim Eo
genitive: Dhroim Eo
(Irish)
Drimmo
(English)

Glossary

droim, drom
English ridge
English yew-tree

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    ridge of (the) yew-tree

    Tabhair faoi deara go bhfuil an baile fearainn seo suite le hais bf Cill an Iúir (#28520): is ionann brí do eo agus do iúr.

    I dtaobh mholadh Uí Dhonnabháin Droim Bó, cé gurb ann do roinnt samplaí den logainm sin tabhair faoi deara go bhfuil rian de /b/ le sonrú trí chéile san fhianaise stairiúil i ngach cás (cf. bbf Droim Bó in Ao, Ca, DG, Dn, Mu).

Centrepoint

53.0429, -7.53551latitude, longitude
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Historical references

1838
Drimmo
BS:AL Leathanach: La046,25
1838
Drimmo
OD:AL Leathanach: La046,25
1838
Drimo
Despard:AL Leathanach: La046,25
1838
Druim bo, 'ridge, or long hill of the cow'
OD:AL Leathanach: La046,25
2004
ˈdrimo
Áit.
2005
driˈmoː
Áit.
2006
drimˈroː
Áit.

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