Township: Mannal

Map Reference: Mannal 11

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Meaning: This may derive from ON hrók ‘rook; shag’ (see Ròg above), with ON vík ‘bay’. The last form may have been given the ScG locational suffix -(a)id ‘place of’ (Cox 2002b, 60). See Liùcaid

Other Forms:

Related Places:

It was a fairy mound, now dug out - JMcK.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic, Obscure

Informants: Jessie MacKinnon (Teasaidh Lachainn), Mannal, 11/1993