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An Fearnán
genitive: an Fhearnáin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Farnans
(English)
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    the place of alders

    Mionainmneacha ar an léarscáil:
    1. Léirítear Drimsallagh Quarry SO < Droim Saileach “ridge of (the) willow‑tree(s)” in iarthar an bhaile fearainn.
    2. Cornagee SO < Corr na Gaoithe “the round hill of the wind” is ainm don chnoc (c. 260m) i lár an bhaile fearainn.
    3. Tá Glenahane Stream SO < Gleann Átháin (?) “glen of (the) little ford” ar an teorainn theas agus tá Glen SO, Glen Road SO < An Gleann “the glen” faoi bhun Cornagee SO laisteas.
    4. Sa dara gleann díobh seo a léirítear Poulakeen Cross Roads SO < Poll an Chinn (?) “the hole, pool of the head” (tabhair faoi deara an défhoghar /~əu/ sa chéad eilimint agus an fadú /iː/ roimh -nn más chinn atá ann).
    5. Tá cur síos ar an New Castle (in Ruins) SO san Fhardal Seandálaíochta (www.archaeology.ie). Foirmeacha stairiúla is ea 1563 ‘Castlenoe’, 1564 ‘castellnowe’, 1585 ‘Castellno called Newecastell’, 1591 ‘Newcastle’, 1602 ‘Castlenoe’, 1619 ‘Castle Noe’, 1620 ‘Castlenoe’, 1632 ‘Newcastle al’ Castlenoe’ < An Caisleán Nua “the new castle”.

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S 61944 82656

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