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Pictish stanes set into the waw o Fyvie Kirk

Fyvie is a clachan in the Formartine airt o Aiberdeenshire, Scotland. Thare a fowk sang anent a lue atween a Erse sodger an a lass frae the clachan cried "The Bonnie Lass o Fyvie".[1]

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Scottish Gaelic literatur, it hes been refert tae as Fiùghaidh, i the contex Iarla na Fiùghaidh, the Earl of Fyvie.[2] This derives frae fiùbhaidh, umwhile fiodhbhadh, a auld wird fur wid.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The Bonnie Lass of Fyvie (Roud Folksong Index S229721)". The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (in Inglis). Retrieved 23 Januar 2024.
  2. Macbain, A; Kennedy, J, eds. (1894). Reliquiæ Celticæ: Texts, Papers and Studies in Gaelic Literature and Philology, Left by the Late Rev. Alexander Cameron, LL.D. 2. Inverness: The Northern Counties Newspaper and Printing and Publishing Company. p. 343. OL 24821349M.

Coordinates: 57°25′38″N 2°23′53″W / 57.42722°N 2.39798°W / 57.42722; -2.39798