Ivy

Words for ivy (Hedera) and related words in Celtic languages.

Ivy / Eiddew

Proto-Celtic *ɸedennos = ivy
Old Irish (Goídelc) eiden(n) = ivy
Irish (Gaeilge) eidheann [eːn̪ˠ] = ivy
eidhneán = ivy, ivy branch
eidhneán nimhe = poison ivy
eidhneán talún = ground ivy
eidhneánach, eidhneach = ivied, ivy-clad
Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) eidheann [ˈe.ən̪ˠ] = ivy
eidheann na creige, eidheann-choitcheann = (common/Eurpean) ivy (Hedera helix)
eidheann-thalmhainn = ground ivy
eidheann mu chrann = ivy, honeysuckle
eidheann-duilleagach = ivy-leaved
Manx (Gaelg) hibbin = ivy
thammag hibbin = ivy bush
Middle Welsh (Kymraec) eido = ivy
Welsh (Cymraeg) eiddew, eiddo [ˈei̯ðɛu̯] = ivy
eiddew’r ddaear = ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea)
grawn (yr) eiddew = ivy-berries
llwyn eiddew = ivy bush
tân (e)iddew = erysipelas, Saint Anthony’s fire, shingles, herpes
Cornish (Kernewek) idhyow [ˈɪðjɔʊ/ˈɪðjɔ] = ivy
idhyow dor = ground ivy
Breton (Brezhoneg) iliav = ivy
iliav-red = (common/Eurpean) ivy

Etymology: possibly from the Proto-Indo-European *ped-n̥-no-s, from *ped- (to bind, tie, restrain) [source].

Sources: Wiktionary, Am Faclair Beag, Online Manx Dictionary, Teanglann.ie, eDIL – Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, In Dúil Bélrai English – Old Irish glossary, Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru, Gerlyver Kernewek, Dictionaire Favereau, TermOfis, English – ProtoCeltic WordList (PDF), Etymological Dictionary Of Proto Celtic

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