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 singular longphuirt, plural longphortan)

  1. seaport

Related termsEdit

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