Words for house, dwelling in Celtic languages.
|Proto-Celtic||*tegos = house, dwelling|
|Old Irish (Goídelc)||tech [tʲex] = house|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||teach [tʲax / tʲæːx] = house, habitation, dwelling, public building|
|Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)||taigh [tɤj] = house|
|Manx (Gaelg)||thie = house
çhagh [tʃax] = house
|Proto-Brythonic||*tɨɣ = house|
|Old Welsh||tig = house|
|Welsh (Cymraeg)||tŷ [tɨː / tiː] = house, home, cell, chamber, place of worship|
|Old Cornish||ti = house|
|Cornish (Kernewek)||chi / chy [ʧi:] = house|
|Old Breton||tig = house|
|Breton (Brezhoneg)||ti = house|
Etymology: from the Proto-Indo-European *(s)teg- (cover, roof) [source], which is also the root of the words stegosaurus, toga, tile and thatch [source].
Words marked with a * are reconstructions.
Sources: Wiktionary, Am Faclair Beag, teanglann.ie, Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru, Gerlyver Kernewek, Dictionnaire Favereau