Kon: वाळपोई vāḷapōī

‘Brook Village’

From Mar: vhāḷa, ‘rivulet’, ‘brook’, ‘stream’; Skt/Mar: pallipoli/poi, ‘village’, ‘hamlet’.

Some suggest the stream is on the other side [Mar: pailā, ‘other, opposite, farther side or bank’] rather than this side!

For related place names see Indian Place names and Goa place names.

 

Massordem Spring, Valpoi    Joegoauk