Township: West Hynish

Map Reference: West Hynish 9

Name Type: shore


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.
'Locally, "faoileann" is a field or a meadow, typically on the coast' Alasdair Whyte, Round and About January 2022, p 23

AB has An Fhaoileann

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Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: David McClounnan, Balephuil, 2/1994

Informant 2: OS

Informant 3: Ailean Boyd