From Old Irish scol, scoil, from Latin schola, from Ancient Greek σχολή (skholḗ).
scoill f (genitive singular scoill, plural scoillyn)
- Cre'n scoill hie oo hug? ― What school were you at?
- Hayrn eh ooashley er e hene ec y scoill. ― He distinguished himself at school.
- Hooar eh y clat 'sy scoill. ― He got the cane in school.
- schooling, learning, education
- Cha nel monney scoill aym. ― I haven't much learning.
- Cha row eh ec y scoill monney. ― He hasn't much education.
- Cha row monney scoill oc ayns ny laghyn shen. ― They hadn't much schooling in those days.
Terms derived from scoill
- scoillar m (“pupil; academic, scholar”)