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skeeal

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

NounEdit

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

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