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An Caoláire Rua Á lódáil...
ginideach: an Chaoláire Rua
(Gaeilge)
Killary Harbour Á lódáil...
(Béarla)
Gluais
rua
(freisin: ruadh)
red; red place
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  • Gaeilge

    An Caoláire Rua ‘the red narrow sea-inlet’

  • English

    An Caoláire Rua ‘the red narrow sea-inlet’

    The underlying placename is caol(sh)áile, a compound of caol ‘narrow inlet’ + sáile ‘sea(water)’, which developed to caoláire through dissimilation of l-l- to l-r-.

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