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genitive: Churrach Cheapáin
validated name
(Irish)
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(English)
Other names
Cora Cheapáin
genitive: Chora Cheapáin
historical name
(Irish)
Glossary
cora
(also: coraidh, corann)
weir, stone-fence, ford
currach marsh
Explanatory note
  • Gaeilge

    wet land of (the) tree-stock, tree-stump
    Féach na leaganacha Gaeilge 'Curracha Chiopain' (1794) agus 'Curach Chiopáin (1821). Is cosúil ar na tagairtí traslitrithe is luaithe (e.g. 1301 'Corkepan', 1456 'Correkeppan'), áfach, gurbh é Cora Cheapáin, 'weir of the tree-stock, tree-stump', a bhí san ainm ó cheart

  • English

    wet land of (the) tree-stock, tree-stump
    See the Irish forms 'Curracha Chiopain' (1794) and 'Curach Chiopáin (1821). Earlier transliterated forms (e.g. 1301 'Corkepan', 1456 'Correkeppan') suggest that the original Irish might have been Cora Cheapáin, 'weir of the tree-stock, tree-stump'

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