Hearing, fame & renown

Words for hearing, fame & renown in Celtic languages.

Proto-Celtic *klowos = hearing, fame, renown
Old Irish (Goídelc) clú [kluː] = fame
Irish (Gaeilge) clú [klˠuː] = reputation, honour, renown
Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) cliù [kluː] = reputation, repute, fame, renown, prestige; credit; glory, praise
Manx (Gaelg) goo = reputation, word, voice
Welsh (Cymraeg) clyw [ˈklɨu̯ / ˈklɪu̯] = hearing, earshot
Cornish (Kernewek) klew [klɛˑʊ] = hearing
Breton (Brezhoneg) klev = hearing

Etymology: from Proto-Indo-European *ḱléwos (fame), from *ḱlew- (to hear) [source].

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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