skeeal

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

skeeal m (genitive skeeal, plural skeealyn)

  1. story
  2. news
    • Hie yn skeeal magh. The news got abroad.
    • Insh yn skeeal da. Break the news to him.
  3. narrative
    • fynn-skeeal, coloured narrative

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