Irish Dictionary of Terms
Beann, Benn or Bann (modern Ben): Peak
or steep pointed hill.
Bri: smaller hill or rising
Brugh or Bruig: palace or
Bruighean or Bruidne (deminuitive of
Brugh); also mansion or palace, but often translated as "hostel."
Carn (modern Cairn): heap of stones, often a
monument or burial.
Cnocc (modern Knock): hill.
Dun: fort or stronghold.
Indber or Inver: river mouth or
Lough or Loch: lake.
Mag or Maig (modern Moy): plain or
Moin or Mon: swamp or bog.
Sid or Sidh: fairy hill or
Slaib (modern Slieve): mountain.