Township: Sandaig

Map Reference: Sandaig 61

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The inlet at Cuineag. Cuinneag is Gaelic for a small pail, but if both elements were Gaelic it would be Port na Cuinneige.
MMcA suggests pail as the second element.

Cuineag may be Norse.

Other Forms: Port Chuinneig - Bailtean is Ath-Ghairmean, Niall M Brownlie, Argyll Publishing, 1995, p158, which he translates as 'Harbour of the Bucket or Pail'.

Related Places:

Information:His father kept a boat there and there are two rings in the rock there - DMcN.

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic, Obscure

Informants: Alasdair Sinclair, Greenhill, 11/1993

Informant 2: Mary MacArthur, Sandaig, 5/1994

Informant 3: Donald MacNeill (Dòmhnall an Tailleir), The Land, 12/1995