skeeal

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish scél (Compare Irish scéal, Scottish Gaelic sgeul), from Proto-Celtic *skʷetlo- (compare Welsh chwedl).

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
    • fynn-skeeal, coloured narrative

Derived termsEdit

  • lioar skeeal (storybook)
  • skeeal giare (short story)
  • skeeal graih (love story)
  • skeeal paitçhey (nursery tale)
Last modified on 24 September 2013, at 16:53