Township: Mannal

Map Reference: Mannal 10

Name Type: watercourse

Meaning: See Rothagag in Longships on the Sand.

Other Forms:

Related Places:

RÒGAG W 1 NGR NL988404 [????: ?gak]
Sruth Rògaig, John MacDonald, SA1972.144, 145: + ScG sruth 'stream'
Sruth Rothagag and Cnoc Rothagag, Jessie MacKinnon, Mannal, 11/1993 (oral source): + ScG cnoc 'hillock'
Sruth Rothagaid, Willie Lamont, Mannal, 8/1995 (oral source)
A stream. The hillock nearby is said by one of the informants (JMcK) to be a fairy mound.
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).

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic, Obscure

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

Informant 2: Willie Lamont, Mannal, 7/1995

Informant 3: John MacDonald, SA1972.144, 145