scoil

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish scol (compare Scottish Gaelic sgoil), from Latin schola, from Ancient Greek σχολή (skholḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scoil f (genitive singular scoile, nominative plural scoileanna)

  1. school (educational institution)
    1. (literary) schoolmen, scholars
    2. disciples of a teacher
    1. (deliberative) assembly, body
  2. shoal

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References[edit]

  • "scoil" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 scol” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.