townland
Dromainn na Subhán
genitive: Dhromainn na Subhán
non-validated name
(Irish)
Drummanasooan
(English)

Glossary

English ridge

Explanatory note

  • Gaeilge

    the ridge of the slips (young pigs)?
    Féach leis an focal sowens in F. Kelly, Early Irish Farming

  • English

    the ridge of the slips (young pigs)?
    See also the word sowens in F. Kelly, Early Irish Farming

Centrepoint

54.1352, -8.10113latitude, longitude
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Historical references

ˌdromnəˈswɑn
x3
Áit.
ˌdromnəˈswɑːən
Áit.
ˌdromnəˈswɑˑn
Áit.
Nóta
Nóta
n/a
"Pinkman: Dromán-na-sumhán = Ridge of the growing pigs. Sumhan is a Leitrim term, and means a growing pig (O’Donovan, supplement O’Reilly). "
Nóta
[1655
?Dromongavagh
DS
1659
Dromonnasewan
Cen. Leathanach: 567
1660c
?Dromcusawen
BSD Leathanach: 66
1668
?Dromonshavan
ASE Leathanach: 177:1
1731
Dramonesnane
CGn. Leathanach: 67.455.46765
1834?
Drumnasouvane
TAB Leathanach: Innéacs (60:16/8)
1834?
Drumnasovane
TAB Leathanach: 31 (60:16/8)
1836
Drummonnasonar
BS:AL
1836
Drummonnasowan
Letter Info:AL
1836
Drumnasooan
Buck, H.:AL
1836
Drummon
O'Donovan, I.:AL
1836
Dromana sumha//n:
pl:AL
1836
Droman:a sumhán
'ridges of the young pigs'
OD:AL
1836
Drummanasooan
OD:AL

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