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English: This map shows place names in Scotland that contain the element BAL- from the Scottish Gaelic 'baile' meaning home, farmstead, town or city. This place name data gives some indication of the extent of Medieval Gaelic settlement in Scotland.
Gàidhlig: Tha am mapa seo a' sealltainn nan ainmean-àite ann an Alba leis an ealamaid BAL- bho 'baile'. Tha na dàta seo a' toirt beachd dhuinn air dè cho farsaing 's a bha tuineachadh nan Gàidheal aig àrd an neart ann an Alba.
Source data from: Norman Dixon, 1947, The place names of Midlothian, PhD diss., University of Edinburgh. Peter McNeill and Hector L. MacQueen, 2000, An Atlas of Scottish History to 1707, 2000, Edinburgh: Scottish Medievalists.
Author Lasairdhubh drawing on data from "An Atlas of Scottish History to 1707" and "The place names of Midlothian" and using the template by Nilfanion.


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The Scottish Gaelic BAL- element in Scottish placenames

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10 June 2020

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current21:43, 16 June 2020Thumbnail for version as of 21:43, 16 June 2020879 × 1,004 (369 KB)LasairdhubhAdded a data point from Dixon, Norman. "The place names of Midlothian." PhD diss., University of Edinburgh, 1947.
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