Words and Proper Names

Fearbhlaidh

15059.
Sellar (David): Forflissa/Forbflaith/Hvarflöð.
In Regions and rulers [Nichols essays] (2004), pp. 51–53.
Suggests Ir. Forblaith (> Farblaidh, Fearblaidh) underlies the name variously represented in Scottish historical sources by Forflissa, Fernelith, etc.