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longphort

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

longphort m

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

Derived termsEdit

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

DescendantsEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

longphort m (genitive longphuirt, plural longphortan)

  1. seaport

Related termsEdit

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