>> 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 meaning
>> 'striker' and featuring in epigraphy and iconography. Does that idea stand
>> up to closer scrutiny?
> No. The Irish word looks to all intents and purposes like a compound
> of so/u- "good" and cíall "sense, intelligence, mind"
Compare Welsh hybwyll, "thoughtful, discreet, prudent, sensible, prudent, wise".
- Chris Gwinn