Thurston Shaylor wrote:
> Can anybody help in the etymology of the above? It has been
> suggested to me
> that the word which in Irish means 'liberality, hospitality,
> generosity' is
> related to the Gaulish Sucellus from su- meaning 'good' and -cellos
> 'striker' and featuring in epigraphy and iconography. Does that idea
> up to closer scrutiny?
LEIA states that the second element in both "so(i)chell" and its
opposite, "do(i)chell", is "cíall", a position that DIL takes, albeit
with a question mark.