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Historic Forms

Old FormRef. DateReference
Carnan1835cOSNB: gen. sources D30
[''Car-nan]1835cOSNB: gen. sources D30
~Carna/n "a heap of stones"1835cJ O'D (OSNB) D30
~carnan "Little carn or heap of stones"1936TNCT 20
An Carn n "the little cairn/pile of rocks"2001PNP talk KM/BrocaghTds