To Praise

Words for to praise in Celtic languages.

Proto-Celtic molātor = to praise, laud
Old Irish (Goídelc) molaidir = to praise
Irish (Gaeilge) mol = to praise, commend, recommend, award (verb noun = moladh)
Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) mol [mɔl̪ˠ] = to praise, extol, recommend, advise, exalt, magnify (verb noun = moladh)
Manx (Gaelg) moyl = to cheer (praise), bamboozle, recommend, compliment, commend, applaud, laud (verb noun = moylley)
Old Welsh molim = to praise
Middle Welsh (Kymraec) moli = to praise
Welsh (Cymraeg) moli = to praise, laud, eulogize, extol, magnify, honour, cheer
Middle Breton meuliff = to praise
Breton (Brezhoneg) meuliñ = to praise, flatter, stroke


Etymology: possibly related to the Proto-Indo-European *meldʰ- (praise) [source].

Sources: Wiktionary, Am Faclair Beag,, On-Line Manx Dictionary, Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru, Dictionnaire Favereau

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