Township: West Hynish

Map Reference: West Hynish 9

Name Type: shore

Meaning:

Other Forms: ONB p.238 has Am Faoileann, meaning "the seagull."

DMcC gives Am Faoileann
Dwelly has An Fhadhlainn "exposed place beside the shore, covered with small white stones," which fits the place quite well.

AB has An Fhaoileann

Related Places:

Information:

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 2/1994

Informant 2: OS

Informant 3: Ailean Boyd