Black

Words for black in Celtic languages.

Proto-Celtic *dubus = black
Old Irish (Goídelc) dub [duv] = black; morally dark, dire, gloomy, melancholy
Irish (Gaeilge) dubh [d̪ˠʊvˠ / d̪ˠʊw] = black; evil; darkness; sable; black-hearted
Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) dubh [duh] = black, hidden, dark, sad, inky; blackness, darkness, ink, pupil (of eye); blacken, darken
Manx (Gaelg) doo = black, black-haired, black headed, inky, dark, ink, dirty, sable, bold
Proto-Brythonic *duβ = black
Welsh (Cymraeg) du [dɨː / diː] = black, sable, dark; sad, gloomy; angry; bitter; lowering; calamitous; wicked, villainous, infernal
Cornish (Kernewek) du [dy: / diˑʊ] = black
Breton (Brezhoneg) du [dyː] = black, swollen, starved

A bit of Manx on the boat to Douglas

Etymology
From the Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ- (black).

Words marked with a * are reconstructions.

Sources: Wiktionary, Am Faclair Beag, Online Manx Dictionary, Teanglann.ie, Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru, Gerlyver Kernewek, Dictionnaire Favereau

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