Words for legs and feet in Celtic languages.
|Proto-Celtic||*koxsā = foot, leg|
|Old Irish (Goídelc)||cos(s) [kos] = foot, leg|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||cos [kɔsˠ] = leg, foot; handle, shaft, stem; lower end|
|Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)||cas [kas] = foot, trotter; leg; handle, shaft shank (of a fishing hook
cos [kɔs] = foot, leg, handle, shaft
|Manx (Gaelg)||cass [kaːs] = leg, barrel, foot, shaft, peg, bottom, outlet, mouth of river, stalk, hilt, stem of pipe, crop of whip|
|Proto-Brythonic||*koɨs = leg, shank, stem|
|Welsh (Cymraeg)||coes [koːɨ̯s / kɔi̯s / koːs] = leg, shank; handle, haft, stem (of pipe); stalk, stem|
From Proto-Indo-European *koḱs- (joint) [source].
Words marked with a * are reconstructions.
|Proto-Celtic||*tregess = foot|
|Gaulish||treide = foot|
|Old Irish (Goídelc)||traig [traɣʲ] = foot (part of body / measurement), step|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||troigh [t̪ˠɾˠɪɟ / t̪ˠɾˠɔ / t̪ˠɾˠiː] = foot (part of body / measurement), step|
|Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)||troigh [trɔç] = foot (part of body / measurement), sole of foot|
|Manx (Gaelg)||trie [strɛin] = sole, twelve inches, foot|
|Middle Welsh (Kymraec)||troet = foot|
|Welsh (Cymraeg)||troed [troːɨ̯d / trɔi̯d] = foot; shaft, handle; bottom, base, pedestal, foundation, extremity, end; stalk; foot-joint|
|Old Cornish||truit = foot|
|Middle Cornish||troys / tros = foot|
|Cornish (Kernewek)||troos [tro:z / tru:z] = foot, on foot|
|Old Breton||troat = foot|
|Middle Breton||troat = foot|
|Breton (Brezhoneg)||troad = foot, handle|
Etymology: from Proto-Indo-European *tregʰ- (to run, walk), apparently a variant of *dʰregʰ- (to run) [source].