Hair

Words for hair in Celtic languages.

Proto-Celtic *woltos = hair
Old Irish (Goídelc) folt [fol͈t] = hair
Irish (Gaeilge) folt = hair, locks, tresses
Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) falt [fal̪ˠd] = hair, locks, ringlets, tail
Manx (Gaelg) folt [folt̪] = hair
Proto-Brythonic *gwolt = hair
Welsh (Cymraeg) gwallt [ɡwaːɬt / ɡwaɬt] = hair
Old Cornish gols = hair
Cornish (Kernewek) gols [gɔlz] = hair
Old Breton guolt = hair

Etymology: from Proto-Indo-European *woltos (hair), from *welH- (to turn, to wind) [source].

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

Old Irish (Goídelc) grúac = hair
Irish (Gaeilge) gruaig [ɡɾˠuəɟ] = hair (mass), locks (of hair)
Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) gruag [gruəg] = hair (esp. of female), wig, head of hair, lock of hair
Manx (Gaelg) gruag = hair

Sources: Wiktionary, Am Faclair Beag, Online Manx Dictionary, Teanglann.ie

Welsh (Cymraeg) blew = hair, hairs, bristles, fur; small fish bones; blade of grass
Old Cornish bleu = hair
Cornish (Kernewek) blew [blɛˑʊ] = hair
Old Breton bleuou = hair
Breton (Brezhoneg) blev = hair, bristles, fish bones

The words most commonly used for hair are: gruaig (Irish), falt (Scottish Gaelic), folt (Manx), gwallt (Welsh), gols (Cornish), blev (Breton).

Words marked with a * are reconstructions.

Sources: Wiktionary, Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru, Gerlyver Kernewek, Dictionnaire Favereau

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