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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.



From Proto-Indo-European *pró (toward, leading to).[1] Cognate with Latin prō and Ancient Greek πρό (pró).



  1. before, in front of
  2. in addition
  3. to completion
  4. too (to an excessive degree)

Derived terms[edit]


  • Proto-Brythonic: rro
  • Old Irish: ro-
  • Gaulish: ro-, re-


  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN
  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “rhy”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies