This Proto-Brythonic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Brythonic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Celtic *ganyetor. Cognate with Old Irish gainithir.

Verb edit


  1. to be born

Descendants edit

  • Breton: genel
  • Cornish: genys
  • Middle Welsh: geny