Township: Moss

Map Reference: Moss 9

Name Type: road

Meaning: Rel is the Gaelic for the mark left on your arm after you have been wearing a tight band. It refers here to a short track from the Moss road opposite Elsie MacKinnon's house - AK

Possibly *reidhle, a 'truncated form of G reidhlean 'little plain, field' (See Markus 2012, 568)

John Fletcher, Balemartine: Reidhlean a' chladaich is the thin strip of land above the shore, held in common, for example above the beaches at Heanish, Balephetrish and Gott. 8/2017

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Related Places:

Leads to Croit Dhonnchaidh Eachainn.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Archie Kennedy, Crossapol, 10/1996 and 8/1997

Informant 2: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 8/1996