Township: Barrapol,Ceann a’ Bharra

Map Reference: Kenavara 45

Name Type: shore

Meaning: Low Hunaisgeir headland

All promontory names in Ard 'promontory' were collected by the Ordnance Survey in the masculine form Àrd, rather than the feminine Àirde: Ard Mòr (OS/1/2/34/84/39); Ard Beag (OS/1/2/34/84/45); An t-Ard (OS/1/2/34/84/96); Cist an Àird Mhòir (OS/1/2/34/84/205). This may be because of the bias of the main informant, Rev John Gregorson Campbell. This was also common in Argyll generally - e.g. Rudh' an Aird Fhada on Mull (OS/1/2/21/13) - although feminine forms are also common - Rudha na h-Airde Moire on Islay (OS/1/2/34/84). Names collected more recently on Tiree do sometimes have a feminine form. See Markús 2012, 519 and 522

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Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: unrecorded