S. Bar-in-Mŷl loc. “Home of the Gulls”

S. Bar-in-Mŷl, loc. “Home of the Gulls”

Name of cape southwest of Eglarest, also known as Ras Mewrim (WJ/190, WJ/379). The initial element of the name is bâr “home”, the second element is the plural in of the definite article “the” and the final element is the plural mŷl “gulls”.

Conceptual Development: This name was earlier given as Bar-in-Gwael (WJ/418). In one place it was changed in pencil to Bar-i-Mŷl, perhaps indicating a singular form (WJ/418).

References ✧ WJ/190, 379, 418; WJI

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bâr “home, house, dwelling” ✧ WJ/379 (Bar)
“the” plural ✧ WJ/379 (in)
#mŷl “gull” plural ✧ WJ/379

S. Bar-in-Gwael loc.

An earlier name for Bar-in-Mŷl “Home of the Gulls” (WJ/418). The initial element of the name is bâr “home” and the second element is the plural in of the definite article “the”, but the meaning of the final element is unclear. It may be a variation of gwae(w) “wind”.

References ✧ WJ/418; WJI/Bar-in-Mŷl

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bâr “home, house, dwelling” ✧ WJ/418 (Bar)
“the” plural ✧ WJ/418 (in)
gwael “?wind” ✧ WJ/418