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How do you pronounce Gigha (as in the Scottish Isle of Gigha) ?

E-mail  11 June 2020  @ 1057

 From  T S (London)


Been avidly following your Ross & Marshall puffer daily diary for 1959

24th January tells of LIMELIGHT at Troon loading Coal for Isle of Gigha.

How do you pronounce Gigha ?


Douglas replies :


Say  dee


Then change it to  gee   (as in  geek)


Then say  ah     as in “ a bag of potatoes”  or  “ a tin of beans”


So it’s   gee ah