longphort

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

long ‎(ship) +‎ port ‎(place, spot; stronghold, fortress; settlement)

Noun[edit]

longphort m

  1. camp, encampment, temporary stronghold
  2. mansion, princely dwelling; stronghold, fortress

Derived terms[edit]

  • longphortach ‎(possessing many encampments; warlike; frequenter of camps, warrior)

Descendants[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish longphort, from long ‎(ship) + port ‎(place, spot; stronghold, fortress; settlement).

Noun[edit]

longphort m ‎(genitive singular longphuirt, plural longphortan)

  1. seaport

Related terms[edit]

  • long ‎(ship)
  • port ‎(port, harbour)