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Notes Proto-Celtic *dubu- 'black' < PIE *dʰubʰ-, cogn. to Gr. typhlos 'blind' (Matasović 2009, 108) and 'river' in /lexeme/19781/.
Citation: NIL = Wodtko, Dagmar S., Irslinger, Britta & Schneider, Carolin. ... Pages: 122 View From Proto-Celtic *dubu- 'black' < PIE ?*dʰub-u-, root *dʰewb- 'deep', cognate with Lithuanian dubùs 'deep' (NIL 122). The Celtic words and Greek typhlos 'blind' < *dʰubʰ-lo- have different suffixes and thus are not perfect cognates.
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Gaulish dubu-/-i black Reconstructed form, based on attestations in river and place names. ★★★ View
2 Old Irish dub duβ black ★★★ View
3 Old Cornish duw black ★★★ View
4 Middle Cornish du dy: black ★★★ View
5 Old Breton du black ★★★ View
6 Middle Breton du ˈdyː black ★★★ View
7 Breton du ˈdyː black ★★ View
8 Old Welsh dub black ★★★ View
9 Welsh du black ★★★ View
10 Irish dubh d̪ˠʊw black ★★ View
11 Scottish Gaelic dubh d̪̊u black ★★★ View
12 Manx doo black ★★★ View
13 [Legacy] Breton St du dyː black ★★★ View
14 [Legacy] Breton Se DU black ★★ View
15 [Legacy] Welsh C DU black ★★ View
16 [Legacy] Irish A DUBH black ★★ View