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Celtic cognates

Celtic cognates

Adjectives | Conjunctions | Pronouns | Verbs | People | Animals | Birds | Fish | Parts of the body | Colours | Numbers | Time expressions | Musical terms | Trees | Other words

Celtiadur - a collection of Celtic cognates (includes definitions, pronunciation, etymologies, and older Celtic languages).

Words marked with an asterisk are archaic and/or used only in place names. The Cornish words shown are in the Standard Written Form (Furv Skrifys Savonek) of Cornish. The Breton words are in Peurunvan/Modern Standard Spelling.


Parts of the body

Gaeilge
(Irish)
Gàidhlig
(Gaelic)
Gaelg
(Manx)
Cymraeg
(Welsh)
Kernewek
(Cornish)
Brezhoneg
(Breton)
English
ceann ceann kione pen penn penn head
inchinn eanchainn inçhyn ymennydd ympynyon empenn brain
folt falt folt gwallt gols guolt* hair
fur
gruaig gruag gruag
blew blew blev
súil sùil sooill haul howl heol eye
sun
llygad lagas lagad
srón sròn stroin ffroen frig froen nose
nostril
trwyn tron
cluas cluas cleaysh clust ear
ysgyfarn* skovarn skouarn
leiceann lethcheann lieckan cheek
jaw
swell
bòc boch bogh boc'h
teanga teanga çhengey tafod taves teod tongue
language
béal beul beeal gwefus gweus gweuz lip
mouth
pout
min min min
ceg throat
mouth
branjen
briansen
scornach sgòrnan scoarnagh
muineál muineal mwannal mwnwgl
mwnwg
mynwgl
neck
throat
gwddf
gwddw
gwddwg
gouzoug
goûg
kodna
konna
gualainn gualainn geaylin
geayliney
ysgywdd skoodh skoaz shoulder
droim druim dreeym back
cefn keyn kein
bolg bolg bolg bol(a) bolgh bolc'h belly
stomach
ruighe roih (fore)arm
gàirdean
braich bregh brec'h
lámh làmh laue llaw leuv lau* hand
arm
uillinn uileann uillin elin elin ilin elbow
dorn dòrn doarn dwrn dorn dorn fist
hand
bos bas bass bos bas boz palm
méar meur mair finger
bys bys biz
ionga ìne
ionga
yngin ewin ewin ivin (finger/toe) nail
cos cas
cos
cass coes leg
foot
troigh troigh trie troed troos troad foot
glúin glùin glioon glin glyn glinn knee
cnámh cnàimh craue cnaw bone
asgwrn askorn askorn

Celtic cognates

Adjectives | Conjunctions | Pronouns | Verbs | People | Animals | Birds | Fish | Parts of the body | Colours | Numbers | Time expressions | Musical terms | Trees | Other words

Celtiadur - a collection of Celtic cognates (includes definitions, pronunciation, etymologies, and older Celtic languages).

Notes

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Links

Stòr-fhaclan Co-dhàimheil Ceilteach (Database of Celtic cognates)
http://www.smo.uhi.ac.uk/gaidhlig/faclair/scc/lorg.php

McBain's Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language
http://www.ceantar.org/Dicts/MB2/

A comparison of the six modern Celtic languages

Celtiadur - a dictionary of Celtic cognates

Information about Celtic languages

Breton, Celtiberian, Cornish, Cumbric, Gaulish, Irish, Lepontic, Lusitanian, Manx, Scottish Gaelic, Tartessian, Welsh


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