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Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

Early Irish scol, Latin schola, Greek σκολή

Noun

sgoil f., sgoiltean pl.

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

References

  • 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)

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