Scottish Gaelic Sannda and Its Aliases

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The Scottish Gaelic names Àbhainn, Sannda and An Spàin all denote the small island that lies off the southern tip of Kintyre, within the parish of Southend. The following article looks at the history and etymology of these forms.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-102
Number of pages42
JournalThe Journal of Scottish Name Studies
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • Gaelic, Norse, historical linguistics, onomastics


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