Words for tracks & paths in Celtic languages.
|Old Irish (Goídelc)||casán / cosán = path, footpath|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||cosán [kəˈsˠɑːn̪ˠ / ˈkɔsˠɑːnˠ / ˈkɑsˠɑnˠ] = path, footway, track; way, passage; direction|
|Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)||casan [kasan] = path, supporting beam, treadle, wattle|
|Manx (Gaelg)||cassan = path, trajectory, passage, sidewalk, thoroughfare|
Etymology: from the Old Irish cos (foot) & -án [source].
|Proto-Celtic||*slixtus = track, section|
|Old Irish (Goídelc)||slicht [sʲl͈ʲixt] = path, trace, track, trail, section, offspring|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||sliocht = mark, trace, track; offspring, line, progeny, posterity; passage, tract, extract|
|Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)||sliochd [ʃlixg] = descendants, offspring, increase, progeny, succession, lineage|
|Manx (Gaelg)||sliught = line, issue, spawn|
|Welsh (Cymraeg)||llywbr = path, footpath, beaten track, unmade pathway; footprints, tracks, trail; course, direction, orbit; method, manner, mode|
|Old Irish (Goídelc)||slighe [sʲl͈ʲixt] = path, trace, track, trail, section, offspring|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||slí = way, road, track; route, passage; course, direction; distrance, journey; means, method|
|Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)||slighe [ʃLʲi.ə] = path, track, trail, way; course, passage, route|
|Manx (Gaelg)||sleayd (?) = trail, dredge, sledge, toboggan, trailer|
|Proto-Celtic||*sentus = path, way|
|Old Irish (Goídelc)||sét [sʲl͈ʲixt] = path, trace, track, trail, section, offspring|
|Irish (Gaeilge)||séad = path, way; course, journey|
|Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)||séad = way, road|
|Proto-Brythonic||*hɨnt [hɨnt] = path, way|
|Middle Welsh (Kymraec)||hint, hynt = way, path, course|
|Welsh (Cymraeg)||hynt [hɨ̞nt / hɪnt] = way, path, course, journey, march; career, expedition, campaign, venture; affair; fate, condition, state; mood, freak, whim|
|Middle Cornish||hyns [hɪns] = course, path, road, way|
|Cornish (Kernewek)||hens [hɛnz] = course, path, road, way|
|Old Breton||hint = path, road|
|Middle Breton||hent = path, road|
|Breton (Brezhoneg)||hent [hɛ̃nd] = path, road|
Etymology: from the Proto-Indo-European *sent- (to head for, go, travel) [source].
Words marked with a * are reconstructions.
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