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Synonyms for Goidelic

any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland

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Her biggest danger is likely to come from Goidelic, who showed up well over a longer trip here two weeks ago.
This is in contrast to the Goidelic family of Celtic languages, the closest neighbours to Manx which are cited here above.
As the war spread like an itch, Samson's old steamer was converted into an effective working aircraft carrier, the HMS Ben-my-Chree (the name means Girl of My Heart in Manx Gaelic, a Goidelic language spoken on the Isle of Man).
The identification is a product of present-day historical philology, which recognized linguistic connections between Scots Gaelic, Welsh, Manx, Breton, Irish Goidelic, and the ancient Celtic languages of the Continent.
It is suggested that despite a common Insular Celtic language, once the language had spread to Ireland in the late centuries BC, it split into Brythonic and Goidelic.