art etymology

Old Irish word art comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos (Bear.)

Detailed word origin of art

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ŕ̥tḱos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Bear.
*artos Proto-Celtic (cel-pro) Bear (mammal).
art Old Irish (sga) Bear.