Words for to speak and related words in Celtic languages.

Old Irish (Goídelc) labraithir = to speak, say
Irish (Gaeilge) labhair [l̪ˠəuɾʲ] = to speak, hail
Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) labhair [l̪ˠau.ɪrʲ] = to speak, talk, commune
Manx (Gaelg) loayrt = to talk, utter, discourse, pipe up, express
Proto-Brythonic *laβar [laβaːr] = prone to talking, eloquent
Welsh (Cymraeg) llafaru [ɬɛˈvarɨ̞] / ɬɛˈvaːrɪ] = to speak (about), utter, say, tell, declare, express, use (language) in speech; cry out; sound, enunciate, pronounce; dictate
Cornish (Kernewek) leverel [lɛ’vɛrɛl / lə’vɛrɐl] = to say, tell, pronounce
Breton (Brezhoneg) lavaret = to speak

Etymology: from the Proto-Celtic *ɸlabros = (talkative, arrogant, boastful) [source].

Old Irish (Goídelc) asbeir, [asˈbʲerʲ] = to say, utter, mention, speak
Middle Irish (Gaoidhealg) atbeir = to say, speak
Irish (Gaeilge) abair [ˈabˠəɾʲ] = to say, utter, speak, express, state, allege, give opinion, suppose, assume, mean, direct, report
abairt sentence, phrase
abartha given to repartee
Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) abair [abɪrʲ] = to say, speak, utter, tell
abairt [abər̪ˠʃdʲ] expression, phrase, collocation, saying, comment
abartach [abər̪ˠʃdəx] talkative, bold. impudent
Manx (Gaelg) abbyr = to say, state, assume
abbyrt = sentence, dialect, phrase, expression, period

Etymology: from the Proto-Celtic *ess (ex-, out) and *beirid (to carry, bring, bear, give) [source].

Proto-Celtic *komweps
Welsh (Cymraeg) comio = to talk converse
ymgomio, ymgoniaf = to chat, converse, mention, discuss, dispute, debate
Cornish (Kernewek) kows [kɔʊz] = to speak, talk
kewsel [ˈkɛʊzɛl] = to speak, talk
Middle Breton comps = to say, tell, pronounce
Breton (Brezhoneg) komz [ˈkɔ̃ms] = to speak, to express oneself

Etymology: from the Proto-Indo-European *wekʷ- = (to speak) [source].

Words marked with a * are reconstructions.

Sources: Wiktionary, Am Faclair Beag, Online Manx Dictionary, Teanglann.ie, eDIL – Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru, Gerlyver Kernewek, Dictionaire Favereau, TermOfis

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