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CIIC 205. Derrygariff, Co. Kerry. Macalister: Derrygarriv.

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Transcription

S ... BNAG M[AQQ]I-RC̣IA

Translation

'? Mac-Erce?'

Commentary

MAQ(Q)I- (gen. of MAQQAS), as a first element meaning 'devotee' or the like, rather than 'son', and Erc? (a divine name) 'heaven' or 'cow'? (McManus 1991, 107, 108-9).

cp. 125. Rooves More II, Cork (MAQI-ERCIAS MAQI VALAMNI); 169. Ballyeightragh, Kerry (MAQI-LIAG MAQI-ERCA); 175. Burnham West, Kerry (MAQI-ERCCIA MAQQI MUCOI DOVINIA); 178. Coumeenoole, Kerry (ERC MAQI MAQI-ERCIAS MU DOVINIA); 262. Seemochuda, Waterford (ERCAGNI MAQ[I-ERCIAS]).

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