sgoilear

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish sgoláir, from Old Irish scoláir, scoláire (scholar, pupil, student), from Latin scholaris.

Pronunciation[edit]

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scoler

Noun[edit]

sgoilear m (genitive sgoileir, plural sgoilearan)

  1. pupil, scholar, student, a learned person, disciple
    • deagh sgoilear, a good scholar

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)