townland
An Muine Dubh
genitive: an Mhuine Dhuibh
non-validated name
(Irish)
Moneyduff
(English)

Glossary

dubh, dú-, duí-
English black
English thicket

Explanatory note

Centrepoint

54.2983, -7.96725latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌmoniːˈdof
x2
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
"Cf. Ao, Ci, RC Ga: An Muine Dubh "
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Móinigh-Dhubh = Black bog There are two townlands of this name, and in both cases the first word, money, is from móin, a bog and not from muine, a brake or shrubbery. This was the old local interpretation. Móinigh is a form of the dative case used as a nominative. "
Nóta
1659
Monyduff
Cen. Leathanach: 565
1835
Moneyduff
(see Ardmoneen)
TAB Leathanach: (60:16/5), Nóta: innéacs
1835
Monayduff
TAB Leathanach: 81 (60:16/5)
1836
Moneyduff
Rec. Name:AL
1836
Munnyduff
Cullen, D.:AL
1836
Meinduff
James:AL
1836
Monaigh dubh
pl:AL
1836
Mónaigh dubh
'black bog'
OD:AL
1836
Moneyduff
OD (corr.):AL

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