Dry land

Words for dry land in Celtic languages.

Proto-Celtic *tīros = dry land
Old Irish (Goídelc) tír = land, country, territory, ground
Irish (Gaeilge) tír [tʲiːɾʲ] = land, country, state, nation; region, district, territory
Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) tìr [tʲiːrʲ] = land, country, territory
Manx (Gaelg) çheer = country, state, shore, home, land, territory
Proto-Brythonic *tir [ˈtiːr] = land
Old Welsh tir = land
Middle Welsh (Kymraec) tir = land
Welsh (Cymraeg) tir [tiːr] = land, ground, soil, turf; estate, landed property; open land, expanse of country, region, territory, domain, country, (the) earth; ridge
Old Cornish tir = land
Cornish (Kernewek) tir [ti:r] = land
Old Breton tir = land
Breton (Brezhoneg) tir = land

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Etymology: from the Proto-Indo-European *ters- (dry), which is also the root of the Latin terra (dry land) [source].

Words marked with a * are reconstructions.

Sources: Wiktionary, Am Faclair Beag, teanglann.ie, Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru, Gerlyver Kernewek, Dictionnaire Favereau

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