Township: Baugh

Map Reference: Baugh 12

Name Type: shore

Meaning: There are at least two possible reconstructions for the specific:
• OI dús ‘a lull; dead calm’ (CV, 109). There is a Dusavika in Stavanger, Norway (NG)
• ON dys ‘a thrown up heap’, which is the derivation of de Duss in Shetland (Jakobsen 1897, 80). There is a Dysvik on OR
The generic is ON bryggja ‘landing place’. See Ìbrig and Eibrig

Other Forms: An Dusprig - OS

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Languages : Obscure

Informants: OS