Township: Hynish

Map Reference: Hynish 57

Name Type: shore

Meaning: Am Fìdhlear means the Fiddler - John MacDonald, Mannal, SA1972, 144

See Am Fìdhlear in Longships on the Sands.

Other Forms:

Related Places:

A fishing rock with two parts - Carraig a-mach and Carraig a-staigh - DMcC

The carraig, Am Fidhlear, is named after a fiddler. It’s a difficult fishing rock to reach - you have to jump to get on to it. DMcC

Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Lachie and Chrissie MacFarlane, Hynish, 1/1994

Informant 2: Willie Lamont, Mannal, 9/1995

Informant 3: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 8/1999