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Baile an Gharraí
genitive: Bhaile an Gharraí
validated name
(Irish)
Ballingarry
(English)
Glossary
baile townland, town, homestead
garraí garden, court
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    the town of the garden
    Iasacht sa Ghaeilge is ea garraí (< garrdha roimh caighdeánú) (féach garðr sa tSean-Lochlainnis, garth etc., sa Bhéarla). Féach an tagairt luath 'ecclesia de Garth' in Black Book of Limerick (1302)

  • English

    the town of the garden
    garraí < garrdha is a loanword (cf. garðr in Old Norse, garth etc., in English). Compare the early reference 'ecclesia de Garth' in Black Book of Limerick (1302)

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R 74365 25631

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