Township: Sandaig

Map Reference: Sandaig 77

Name Type: shore

Meaning: A large fishing rock

This may represent a simplex name in ON berg ‘rock’.

See Smugabeiridh

See the paper An Island in 180 Names: the Norse Place-Names of Tiree on this website

Beireadh is a Tiree word for the line where machair and beach meet.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 11/1993