Celtic cognates - Countries

This page contains the names of various countries, nations and regions in the Celtic languages, including the Celtic nations/countries and some other countries.

Click on the English versions that are links and you will be taken to the Celtiadur, where you can see what each word means, and how some of them are pronounced. There are also details of related words and expressions, and words in older versions of the Celtic languages, such as Middle Welsh and Old Irish. More Celtic Cognates


Nations/Countries - Celtic

Gaeilge
(Irish)
Gàidhlig
(Gaelic)
Gaelg
(Manx)
Cymraeg
(Welsh)
Kernewek
(Cornish)
Brezhoneg
(Breton)
English
An Bhreatnain Bheag A' Chuimridh Vretin Veg Cymru Kembra Kembra Wales
Briotáin Breatna Britaan Llydaw Bretonek Breizh Brittany
An Chórn An Chòrn Corn
Kernow
Cernyw Kernow Kerneveur Cornwall
Éire Èireann Nerin Iwerddon Iwerdhon Iwerzon Ireland
Alba Alba Nalbin Yr Alban Alban Bro Skos Scotland
Innis Mannain Èileann Mhanainn Ellan Vannin Ynys Manaw Manowek Manaveg Isle of Man

Countries / Regions - Other

Gaeilge
(Irish)
Gàidhlig
(Gaelic)
Gaelg
(Manx)
Cymraeg
(Welsh)
Kernewek
(Cornish)
Brezhoneg
(Breton)
English
An Chatalóin Catalòinia Yn Chataloan Catalwnia Kataloni Katalonia Catalonia
(Catalunya)
An Danmhairg An Danmhairg Yn Danvarg Denmarc Danmark Danmark Denmark
(Danmark)
An Fhrainc An Fhraing Yn Rank Ffrainc Pow Frynk Bro-C'hall France
An Fhionlainn An Fhionnlann
Suòmaidh
Finnlynn Y Ffindir Pow Finn Finland Finland
(suomi)
An Ghailís Galicia Yn Ghaleesh Galisia Galisi Galiza Galicia
(Galiza)
An Ghearmáin A' Ghearmailt Yn Ghermaan Yr Almaen Almayn Alamagn Germany
(Deutschland)
An Ghréig A' Ghrèig Yn Ghreag Gwlad Groeg Pow Grek Gres Greece
(Ελληνική Δημοκρατία)
An Iorua Nirribhidh Norlynn Norwy Norgagh Norvegia Norway
(norge)
An Íoslainn Na Tìrean Ìsle Yn Çheer Injil Gwlad yr Iâ Island Island Iceland
(Ísland)
An Ísiltír Innis Tìle Yn Eeslynn Yr Iseldiroedd Iseldiryow Izelvroioù The Netherlands
(Nederland)
An Phortaingéil A' Phortagail Yn Phortiugal Portiwgal Portyngal Portugal Portugal
An Rúis An Ruis Yn Roosh Rwsia Russi Rusia Russia
(Россия)
An Spáinn An Spàinn Yn Spaainey Sbaen Spayn Spagn Spain
(españa)
An tSualainn An t-Suain Yn Toolynn Sweden Swedherwyk Sveden Sweden
(sverige)
An Úcráin An Ucràin Yn Ookraan Wcráin Ukrayn Ukraina Ukraine
(Україна)
Oileáin Fharó
Na Scigirí
Na h-Eileanan Fàro Ellanyn ny Geyrragh Ynysoedd Ffaröe Ynysow Faroe Faero
inizi Faero
Faroe Islands
(Føroyar)
Sasana Sasainn Sostyn Lloegr Pow Sows Bro-Saoz England
Tír na mBascach Theas Dùthaich nam Basgach Yn Çheer Vascagh Cymuned Ymreolaethol Gwlad y Basg Kemmynieth Omrewlys Bask Kumuniezh Emren Euskadi Basque Autonomous Community
(Euskal Autonomi Erkidegoa,)

Other countries are available

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Celtiadur

A collection of Celtic cognates, with definitions, pronunciation, etymologies - includes the modern Celtic languages, older versions of these languages, such as Middle Welsh, Old Irish, and their extinct and reconstructed relatives and ancestors, including Gaulish, Celtiberian, Proto-Brythonic and Proto-Celtic.

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