On 02/22/94 at 19:31:26 DENISE INGLIS said:
>Does anyone know the meaning to the prefix "Bally-" that appears
> in so many Irish place-names? What about "Kil-"?
If I'm not mistaken (which is quite possible, since I have only begun
to explore the Irish language) "Bally" is an angicized version of the
word "Baile" which means "Home/village." Someone please correct me if
I'm wrong. :)
Wayne E. Hilt Jr.
West Virginia University
Department of English
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