Speech & Talking

Words for speech & talk in Celtic languages.

Old Irish (Goídelc) cainnt [kan͈ʲtʲ] = speech, talk, conversation; act of speaking
Irish (Gaeilge) caint [kan̠ʲtʲ / kəin̠ʲtʲ] = speech, talking
Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) cainnt [kãĩn̠ʲdʲ] = to speak, talk, commune
Manx (Gaelg) caaynt = spoken language, spoken word, talk

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

Cornish (Kernewek) kows [kɔʊz] = talk, speech
Breton (Brezhoneg) kaoz = speech, discussion, rumour
Welsh (Cymraeg) lleferydd [ɬɛˈvɛrɨ̞ð] / ɬɛˈvɛrɪð] = utterance, speech

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

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