The Alternative Scottish Gaelic Dictionary: sgeul

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Entry definition

sgeul etymology From Old Irish scél (compare Irish scéal, Manx skeeal), from Proto-Celtic *skʷetlom (compare Welsh chwedl, a loanword from Proto-Goidelic), from Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ-.
noun: {{gd-noun}}
  1. story, tale
  2. news, information, tidings, report
  3. (informal) sign of somebody or something exampleA bheil sgeul oirre? Is there any sign of her?
Synonyms: (story) stòiridh, (news) naidheachd

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