Township: Baugh

Map Reference: Baugh 12

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The fact that there is just one documentary source means that we have to be careful not to be too dogmatic. The specific is likely to be OI dús ‘a lull; dead calm’ (CV, 109). The phonetic development ú > u is known on Tiree (see 17.4.2.1). The generic appears to be ON bryggja ‘landing place’: Dúsbryggja.
There is a Dusavik in Stavanger, Norway (NG). See Ìbrig and Eibrig (below).

Other Forms: An Dusprig - OS

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Languages : Obscure

Informants: OS