Township: Greenhill

Map Reference: Greenhill 5

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The specific is ON mið (CV, 426) or meðal ‘middle' (CV, 420). The generic is ON hólmr ‘islet’ after metathesis: Miðhólm.
There is a Meanish on South Uist and a Mid Holm in Lady, Orkney (SP); there are two examples of Midholmen in Suldal and Solund, Norway (NG); and Miðey 'middle island' is a farm name in Iceland (SAM).

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A small sea rock just to the north of Greasamul.

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Languages : Norse

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 11/1993

Informant 2: OS