sgoil

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish scol, from Latin schola, from Ancient Greek σχολή (skholḗ).

Noun[edit]

sgoil f (genitive sgoile, plural sgoiltean)

  1. school, seminary
    a' dol don sgoil - going to school
  2. education, learning, knowledge
    A bheil sgoil aige? - Is he educated? (literally "Has he education?")
    Chan eil sgoil agam air. - I have no knowledge of it.
  3. science, literature

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References[edit]

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Complied by Malcolm MacLennan)