townland
An Leathbharr
genitive: an Leathbhairr
non-validated name
(Irish)
Lavaur
(English)

Glossary

leath, leith
English half, side

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.0796, -8.01201latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Lavaur
ˈl′ou.or
Áit.
Lavaur
ˈlɑvər
Áit.
Lavaur
ˈlaːvər
Áit.
Lavaur
ˈlaˌvoːr
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Leath-Bhárr = Half top or peak. One of two hills. "
Nóta
1835
"Lavaur Uppr Lavaur Lowr"
TAB (60:16/10) innéacs Leathanach: 155, 181, Nóta: TAB (60:16/10) innéacs
1836
Lawaur
BS:AL
1836
Lauwaur
CM:AL
1836
Laibhar
'means speaking'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Leware
HCons PR:AL 
1836
Leath-bhár
pl:AL
1836
Leath-bharr
'the half-top'
OD:AL
1836
Lăvau//r
"In Ulster Le-vaur/ var." [dúch]
OD:AL

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