Celtic cognates

Celtic cognates

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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.

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.


Weather

Gaeilge
(Irish)
Gàidhlig
(Gaelic)
Gaelg
(Manx)
Cymraeg
(Welsh)
Kernewek
(Cornish)
Brezhoneg
(Breton)
English
báisteach baisteach Bashtagh rain
wetting
Baptist
fearthainn
fliuchadh fliuchadh fliaghey
glaw glaw glav
casair casair cesair keser kazarc'h hail
cloichshneachta clach-shneachd claghyn sniaghtee
cenllysg
gaoth gaoth geay wind
breeze
flatulence
whistle
fead fead fed gwynt gwyns gwent
awel awel avel
grian grian grian sun
eye
súil sùil sooill haul howl heol
néal neul niaul
neeal
niwl niwl nivlenn cloud
mist
fog
scamall sgòth
ceo ceò kay
kyeoh
cwmwl kommol koumoul
neamh nèamh niau nef nev neñv sky
heaven
sphere
spéir speur speyr sffêr sfer
sphère
awyr ebron oabl
sneachta sneachd sniaghtey nyf snow
arg* eira ergh erc'h

Celtic cognates

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

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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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/

Information about Celtic languages

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


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