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genitive: Mhala
validated name
(Irish)
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(English)
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    plain of (the) rock
    D'fhorbair ainm an lae inniu, Mala, as an tseanfhoirm Magh nAla (> Magh Ala > Mo Ala > Mala) agus tá sé in úsáid sa Ghaeilge le níos mó ná 300 bliain (cf. Mala ag Pádraigín Haicéad agus Mala/rala ag Dáibhí Ó Bruadair, etc.). Féach T.F. O'Rahilly, ‘The Irish Name of Mallow’, Journal of the Cork Historical and Archæological Society iml. 43 (1938), lch. 45–7

  • English

    plain of (the) rock
    The modern Irish name, Mala, developed from the earlier form Magh nAla (> Magh Ala > Mo Ala > Mala) and it has been in use in Irish for more than 300 years (cf. Mala, Pádraigín Haicéad, and Mala/rala, Dáibhí Ó Bruadair, etc.). See T.F. O'Rahilly, ‘The Irish Name of Mallow’, Journal of the Cork Historical and Archæological Society vol. 43 (1938), pp. 45–7

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