[Loch-soilleir] Re: Loch Soilleir history Q

phillip phillipmj at sbcglobal.net
Tue Mar 30 12:32:33 PST 2004

>It is French for sun or sunny lake. If I remember right Bors and Aidan 
>both worked on the name. Some of the versions they submitted of clear lake 
>were already taken. Loch Soilleir was the version that passed the College 
>of Heralds.
>Lady Catherine of Cawdor

i'm still sure it's gaelic.

the french word for lake is lac, sunny is ensoleille.  the word for sun is 
it's close, but not quite soilleir.

there's a gaelic-english dictionary online at
where i verified the galelic words for clear and lake.

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