List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ALLT AN LOCHAIN UAINE Allt an Lochain Uaine Alexander McDonald, Glenlui Braemar.
Mr John Grant, Inverey, Braemar
Mr John Morgan. Inverey, Braemar
087 This name is applied to a small stream which flows from, and has its source in, Lochan Uaine to Allt Garbhecoire. Its course is nearly direct northern (Signifies the Burn of the Green Loch)
LEIRG GHRUAMACH Learg Ghruamach Mr Alexander McDonald
Mr John Grant
Mr J Morgan
076 This name is applied to a mountain pass situated at the foot of the western slope of Ben Macdhubh. Its greatest height is near the Well of Dee at the boundary between Aberdeenshire and Inverness-shire (Name signifies the grim pass)
ALLT NA LEIRG GRUAMAICH Allt na Leirg Gruamaich Mr Alexander McDonald
Mr J. Grant
Mr J. Morgan
076 This name is applied to a burn which has its source in the Wells of Dee. Its course is southerly and its length 1¼ miles. The river formed by the junction of this burn and Allt Gairbhecoire is called the River Dee. (Name signifies the Burn of the Grim Pass)

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Aberdeenshire, -- Parish of Crathie and Braemar

? JMcD. It is the Burn of Lochan Uaine not of the Green Loch - a very different thing.
"S an là ud bha Comhal nam buadh
"Le cheòl's le shluagh air an leirg -- you see here, Learg is a plain by the Poet, not a pass
Smiths Ancient Poems
Làirig - A slope or pass between hills (McEachann's Dicy. [Dictionary] See also Highland Society Dict. &c [Dictionary])
Làirig Ghruamach - proper & correct Gaelic spelling
Learg [note] a plain, a shore, &c.
Mode preferred by Authorities
See Name Bk [Book] of 106 P44

definition of "Lairig" in McLeod & Dewar's Dicty [Dictionary] is not strictly accurate.

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