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Place names: People Ainmean-àite: Daoine

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Scottish Gaelic place names are all around you in Scotland. On this page you’ll find a list of words and phrases which may tell you what features looked like or had a connection with a person. Memorise the words and understand the landscape of your favourite place in Scotland. Tha ainmean-àite Gàidhlig air feadh an àite ann an Alba. Air an duilleig seo, gheibhear liosta de dh’fhaclan is abairtean a bhios ag innse dhut dè seòrsa rudan air an fhearann a tha coltach ri neach neo aig a bheil ceangal ann gu cuideigin. Carson nach cuimhnich thu na faclan seo gus cruth na tìre a thuigsinn air an t-àite as fheàrr leat?

English Gàidhlig  
place names ainmean-àite <))
maps mapaichean <))
father athair <))
queen banrigh <))
poet bàrd <))
wife, woman bean <))
old man bodach <))
craftsman, smith ceàrd <))
man, person duine <))
Lowlander Gall <))
girl, daughter, young woman nighean <))
son mac <))
mother màthair <))
thief mèirleach <))
king rìgh <))
carpenter saor <))
Place names: Animals Ainmean-àite: Beathaichean
Learn Scottish Gaelic words connected to animals which appear in Scotland’s place names Ionnsaich faclan ceangailte ri beathaichean a tha a’ nochdadh ann an ainmean-àite na h-Alba
Place names: Colours Ainmean-àite: Dathan
Learn Scottish Gaelic words connected to colours which appear in Scotland’s place names Ionnsaich faclan ceangailte ri dathan a tha a’ nochdadh ann an ainmean-àite na h-Alba
Place names: Birds Ainmean-àite: Eòin
Learn Scottish Gaelic words connected to birds which appear in Scotland’s place names Ionnsaich faclan ceangailte ri eòin a tha a’ nochdadh ann an ainmean-àite na h-Alba
Place names: Water Ainmean-àite: Uisge
Learn Scottish Gaelic words connected to water which appear in Scotland’s place names Ionnsaich faclan ceangailte ri uisge a tha a’ nochdadh ann an ainmean-àite na h-Alba
Place names: Mountains Ainmean-àite: Beanntan
Learn Scottish Gaelic words connected to mountains and hills which appear in Scotland’s place names Ionnsaich faclan ceangailte ri beanntann agus cnuic a tha a’ nochdadh ann an ainmean-àite na h-Alba
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We have loads of place names in our dictionary. Have fun and find names based on these words. Tha tòrr ainmean-àite againn san fhaclair againn. Gabh spòrs is lorg ainmean-àite stèidhichte air na faclan seo.
Ainmean-àite na h-Alba Ainmean-àite na h-Alba
This is a resource which researches Gaelic place names of Scotland 'S egoireas a tha seo a tha a’ rannsachadh ainmean-àite Gàidhlig na h-Alba