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Celtic cognates

Celtic cognates

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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.


Other words

Gaeilge
(Irish)
Gàidhlig
(Gaelic)
Gaelg
(Manx)
Cymraeg
(Welsh)
Kernewek
(Cornish)
Brezhoneg
(Breton)
English
abhainn abhainn awin afon avon aven river
ster
ainm ainm ennym enw hanow anv name
anáil anail ennal anadl anal anal breath
anseo an-seo ayns shoh yma omma amañ here
ansin an-sin ayns shen yna ena aze there
ansiúd (thall ansin) an-siud ayns shid draw
acw
yn tre ahont yonder
aois aois eash oes
oed
oos
ooj
oad age
áth àth aah ford
rith rhyd rys
red
red
baile baile balley beili town
house
farmstead
treibh treabh
treubh
tre(f) trev trev
bealach bealach bollagh bwlch bolgh boulc'h way, road, track, pass
beatha beatha beaghey bywyd bewnans buhez life
beo beò bio byw bew bev alive
living
bás bàs basse dead
death
deceased
marbh marbh merriu
marroo
marw
marwolaeth
mernans marv
éag eug angau ankow ankow
bia biadh bee bwyd boos boued food
bith* bith beays byd bys bed world
existence
lifetime
saol saoghal seihll
bord bòrd boayrd bwrdd
bwrd
bord
bordh
bourzh table
board
tábla tàbla taabyl tabl tabel taol
bóthar bòthar bayr beidr bownder   road
lane
track
way
ffordd fordh
brí brìgh bree bri bry bri strength
energy
force
broinne broinn brein bryn bronn
brodn
bronn hill(ock)
breast
bulge
caint cainnt caaynt speech
talk
Cáisg Càisg Caisht Pasg Pask Pask Easter
cáis càise caashey caws keus keuz
formaj
cheese
carraig carraig carrick carreg karrek karreg stone
rock
casar cesair keser kazarc'h hail
cill cill keeill cell kell kell (hermit's) cell
church
cistin cistin kishteen cegin kegin kegin kitchen
cliath cliath cleea clwyd kloes kloued hurdle
clog clag clag cloch clogh kloc'h bell
clock
clú cliù goo clyw klew klev hearing
fame
coll coll coull cyll koll kelvez hazel (tree)
cnó cnò cro cnau know kraoñ nut
cnoc cnoc cronk cnwc knegh krug hill(ock)
bulge
brí bre* bre bre bre
torgenn
crann crann croan pren pren prenn tree
wood
bush
branch
timber
craobh craobh crouw
bile bile billey
dún dùn doon din
dinas
din
dinas
din fort
fortress
town
city
castle
caer ker kaer
caiseal caisteal cashtal castell kastel kastell
fiodh fiodh fuygh gwŷdd gwydh gwez wood
trees
timber
forest
coed koos koad
cuileann cuileann cullyn celyn(en) kelyn(nen) kelen(enn) holly
dobhar* dobhar* dooar* dŵr dowr dour water
uisce uisge ushtey
droichead drochaid droghad bridge
pont pons pont
eaglais eaglais agglish eglwys eglos iliz church
eidheann eidheann hibbin eiddew idhyow(en) iliav(enn)
iliou(enn)
ivy
fáilte fàilte failt welcome
fíor fìor feer gwir gwir gwir true
flaith flath flah gwlad gwlas
gulas
glad sovereignty
lordship
country
nation
gort gort garth orth garth field
garden
enclosure
hedge
plain
achadh achadh
machaire machair magher
raon raon rheam
caí* cae ke kae
maes mes maez
grian grian grian sun
súil sùil sooill haul howl heol eye / sun
ím ìm eem (y)menyn amanyn amann butter
inbhear inbhir inver river mouth
estuary
confluence of waters
obar aber aber aber
lár làr laare llawr leur leur floor
ground
lann* lann lann llan lann lan church
parish
land
enclosure
leabhar leabhar lioar llyfr lyver levr book
léine léine lheiney shirt
crys krys krez shirt
lus lus lus llysiau les
losow
louzaouen plant
herb
mil mil mill mêl mel mel honey
muir muir mooir môr mor mor sea
Nollaig Nollaig Nollick Nadolig Nadelik Nedeleg Christmas
olann olann ollan gwlân gwlan glaon wool
póg pòg paag poc pok kiss
cwmwl kommol koumoulenn cloud
néal neul neeal niwl niwl nivlenn mist
neamh nèamh niau nef nev neñv sky
heaven
ród rathad raad rhawd roud road
séad hynt hens hent path
way
road
seo seo shoh hwn
hon
hyn
ma mañ this
sin sin shen hwnnw
honno
hynny
homma
honna
se that
siabhainn* siabhann sheeabin sebon sebon soavon soap
sliabh sliabh slieau mountain
moorland
hillside
moned*
monad*
monadh muyne mynydd menydh menez
sliocht sliochd sluight llwybr path
track
section
offspring
cosán casan cassan
slí slighe sleayd
séad séad hynt hens
hyns
hent
sneachta sneachd sniaghtey nyf* snow
eira ergh erc'h
spiorad spiorad spyrryd ysbryd speris speret spirit
ghost
sráid sràid straid stryd stret straed street
alley
highway
ffordd fordh
sruth sruth stroo ffrwd frot* froud stream
river
current
valley
nant nans ant
sùgh soo
soolagh
sudd
sug
súgan soubenn juice
sap
soup
táille taille tailley tâl
talaith
tal tailh fare
fee
tally
teach taigh thie chi ti house
teaghlach teaghlach thielagh teulu teylu tiegezh family
people
tribe
muintir muinntir mooinjer
teanga teanga çhengey tafod taves
tavas
teod language
tongue
tribe
people
icht aiteam eggys iaith yeth yezh
tine teine çhenney tân tan tan fire
aile
tír tìr çheer tir tir tir land
country
uaimh uaimh oghe
ooig
(g)ogof gogoow
gug
cave
groc'h
mougev
úll ubhal ooyl afal aval aval apple

Celtic cognates

Adjectives | Conjunctions | Pronouns | Verbs | People | Animals | Birds | Fish | Parts of the body | Colours | Numbers | Time expressions | Musical terms | 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, Celtic language pages, Links, Celtic cognates, Celtiadur


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