This Proto-Celtic 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-Celtic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥.

Numeral edit

Proto-Celtic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *nowan
    Ordinal : *naumetos


  1. nine

Descendants edit

  • Proto-Brythonic: *naw
    • Old Breton: nau
    • Cornish: naw
    • Middle Welsh: naw
  • Old Irish: noí
  • >? Gaulish: nau