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Etymological note on Hasgeir [Heisker], c1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/25
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Etymological note on Hasgeir [Theisgeir/Heisker] describing it as coming from the Norse for 'the ocean rock', describing how it is pronounced. Also a note that the Atlantic is called 'An Hàf' and the Minch 'An Cuan' giving an example of how 'An Hàf' is used.

Dates: c1875