ARTICLES AND FURTHER READING
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LIVESTREAM ADVENTURES 2
LIVESTREAM ADVENTURES 3
Does anybody have pictures of this site?
'official gaelic' as created by the civil service that took over in 1922 and they were exactly the same people who ruled before and then they appealed to the disenfranchised by giving them a chance to be a very special member of a 3 letter achronym
KYLE, n.1 Also kile. A strait of water, a sound, narrow arm of the sea. Gen.Sc., mostly w. coast. Freq. in place-names, as in Kyles of Bute, Kyle of Lochalsh, etc.
w.Sc. 1703 M. Martin Descr. W. Islands 205:
All the Horses and Cows Sold at the Fair swim to the Main Land over one of the Ferries or Sounds called Kyles.
Sth. 1726 Old-Lore Misc. VII. I. 40:
The parish of Durness is divided by a kyle so that there must be another preaching place besides the kirk.
Rs. 1760 R. Pococke Tour (S.H.S.) 113:
We . . . had a very pleasant ride in sight of the river, which as far as the tyde goes they call a kyle.
w.Sc. 1819 J. Macculloch Descr. W. Islands II. 451:
Few scenes exist in the Highlands of Scotland of a more romantic character than those which occur in the narrow passage of the Kyles, which presents, throughout, a labyrinth of promontories, rocks, and islands.
wm.Sc. 1835 Laird of Logan I. 190:
If it had not been for the bit jaw o' water that comes through the Kyles, they would a' hae belonged to Bute as weel as ourselves.
Sc. 1935 Times (12 Sept.) 15:
MacBrayne's new mail boat Loch Nevis steamed south through the kyles and sea lochs of the west.
Sc. 1951 Scots Chronicle 29:
The Daffodil squatted, slid ahead Through the red kyle with thirty crans Of throttled silver in her belly.
[O.Sc. kyle, 1549. Ad. Gael. caoil, gen. of caol, n., a strait, adj., slender, narrow.]
Kyle is a name with Scottish and Irish origins. It comes from the Gaelic word “caol” which means a narrow, a sound, or a strait. This geographic term refers to the narrow channel of water between two islands or between an island and the mainland.
I think this this is where “Kil” comes from Sonja.
Of course kil is church in Irish
I think you’re thinking of Kirk
No, kil Ged
I knowthat modern day 'irish' is largely created by the civil service but kil definately means church - just look at the place-names
nice find.never seen that image before.😀
No sorry, I don't.