Words for blue / dark / dun in Celtic languages.
|Proto-Celtic||*gurmos = dun, dark, blue|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||gorm [ˈɡɔɾˠəmˠ] = blue; dyeing-blue; azure; dark-blue; livid, purple|
|Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)||gorm [gɔrɔm] = blue; green, verdant; green, inexperienced, wet (behind the ears)|
|Manx (Gaelg)||gorrym = blue, black, dark-skinned; washing blue|
|Proto-Brythonic||*gurm = dun, dark, blue|
|Welsh (Cymraeg)||gwrm = brown, dark-brown, reddish, greyish-brown, dark-grey, dark, dusky, black, dark-blue, blue|
|Cornish (Kernewek)||gorm [gɔrm] = (dark) brown|
|Old Breton||uurm = dark|
Note: the Old Breton word is used in the expression uurm-haelon (“with dark brows”).
Words marked with a * are reconstructions.