Township: An Àird a Deas,Caolas

Map Reference: Ardeas 86

Name Type: shore

Meaning: The inlet of cowries

Other Forms: Port nam Baoighdeag - DM (m > b with hyper-correction)

Port nam Maighdeag - AMcL

Related Places:

Information:I was taken there regularly as a boy to gather cowries. Both ‘maighdeagan’ and ‘baighdeagan’ were used of ‘cowries’ in my family - DM
The north end of Tràigh Shoisnis - DM

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 5/1996

Informant 2: Professor Donald Meek, Caolas, 8/2019