Words for to wash in Celtic languages.
|Proto-Celtic||*nigyeti = to wash|
|Old Irish (Goídelc)||nigid = to wash|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||nigh [nʲɪɟ / n̠ʲiː] = to wash|
|Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)||nì [ɲiː] = to wash, cleanse, purify, bathe|
|Manx (Gaelg)||niee = to wash, launder, bathe, pan, flush|
Etymology: from the Proto-Indo-European *neygʷ- (to wash) [source].
|Proto-Celtic||*wolk- = wet, milk|
|Old Irish (Goídelc)||folcaid = washes|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||folc(tha) = to bathe, wash, lave; pour down, shed; dip, immerse, submerge|
|Welsh (Cymraeg)||golchi [ˈɡɔlχɪ/ ˈɡɔlχi] = to wash, rinse; burnish; cleanse, purify; flow over or past; coat; beat, thump|
|Cornish (Kernewek)||golhi [‘gɔlhi] = to wash, bathe|
|Breton (Brezhoneg)||gwalc’hiñ = to wash|