Focal an Lae #208
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: gual (GOO-uhl) [guːəl]

Meaning: gual = coal

Usage:

History: Old Irish “gúal” comes from Indo-European *g(e)u-lo- (glowing coal). English “coal” is an exact cognate.

Scottish Gaelic: gual

2008-06-19 CPD