townland
Achadh na hUamha
genitive: Achadh na hUamha
non-validated name
(Irish)
Aghnahoo
(English)

Glossary

achadh, -ach
English field
uaimh, óin, ón
English cave, souterrain

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.382, -8.18075 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌɑxnəˈhuː
"there are caves up there"
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
"Cf., FM, TE, DG P: Kiltubbrid b: Leitrim Achadh na hUamha "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Achadh-na-hUamha = Field of the cave or hollow "
Nóta
"Arch. Inventory: Enclosure. In rough pasture on an E-facing slope of a high plateau (201). "
Nóta
1667
Aghanaghea
ASE Leathanach: 142:11
1835?
Aughnahoo
TAB Leathanach: 1, 66, 104 (59:16/1ii)
1836
Aughnahoo
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Aughnahubh
'the egg horse'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Aughnaha
Dickson, Rev. J.:AL
1836
Ach na humha, ‘field of the cave’
'oow' ós cionn 'humha'
OD:AL
1836
Aghnahoo
OD:AL

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