Words for elbow in Celtic languages.
|Proto-Celtic||*olīnā = elbow, angle|
|Old Irish (Goídelc)||uilen = elbow, forearm; angle, corner|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||uillinn = elbow, angle|
|Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)||uileann [ulən̪ˠ] = elbow, angle|
|Manx (Gaelg)||uillin = elbow, elbow joint, crook, angle, corner, nudge|
|Welsh (Cymraeg)||elin [ˈɛlɪn / ˈeːlɪn] = elbow, forearm; angle, bend|
|Cornish (Kernewek)||elin [‘ɛlɪn] = elbow, angle|
|Breton (Brezhoneg)||ilin = elbow, bend|
Etymology: from Proto-Indo-European *Heh₃l- (to bend). Cognate with the Latin ulna (elbow, arm), and the English ulna (one of the bones in the forearm) [source].
Words marked with a * are reconstructions.