townland
Mín an Ghráin
genitive: Mhín an Ghráin
non-validated name
(Irish)
Meenagraun
(English)

Glossary

English mountain pasture

Explanatory note

  • English

    the smooth grassy patch of the grain

Centrepoint

54.393, -8.21176 latitude, longitude
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Historical references

Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Mín-a’-Ghráin = Smooth field of the corn. Mín, a smooth green spot on a mountain, or amid rough land; fine pasture. It is the opposite of garbhach. "
Nóta
1718
Minegrane
CGn. Leathanach: 21.549.12465
1727
Meenegran
CGn. Leathanach: 53.78.34521
1817
Meenagraune
Larkin
1835?
Minigrany
TAB Leathanach: 1, 104 (59:16/1ii)
1835?
Minegranny
TAB Leathanach: 64 (59:16/1ii)
1836
Meenagrain
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Meen Graine
'Gracy's wish'
Quinn, E.:AL
1836
Meenagraen
White, S.:AL
1836
Meenagraune
CM:AL
1836
Mi//n a ghra//in
pl:AL
1836
Mi//n a gha//in
'misk, or field of the grain'
OD:AL
1836
Meenagraun
OD:AL
2010
ˌmiːnə ˈgrɑːn
x2
Áit.

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