sgeul

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sgeul m (genitive sgéil, nominative plural sgeulta)

  1. Obsolete spelling of scéal.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish scél (compare Irish scéal, Manx skeeal), from Proto-Celtic *skʷetlom (compare Welsh chwedl, a loanword from Proto-Goidelic), from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to say).

Noun[edit]

sgeul m (genitive sgeòil, plural sgeòil or sgeulan)

  1. story, tale
  2. news, information, tidings, report
  3. (informal) sign (of somebody or something)
    A bheil sgeul oirre? - Is there any sign of her?

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