Township: Kenovay

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Meaning: Possibly this is an unqualified simplex name in ON rá ‘nook, corner’ (CV, 485),
which is topographically plausible at the curving end of the beach.
Ráeyri is a farm name in Iceland (SAM), containing the generic ON eyrr/øyrr
(dative eyri) ‘sand or gravel bank’

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Languages : Norse, Gaelic

Informants: Hugh Archie MacCallum, Cornaigbeg, 6/2014 (oral source)