Celtic language

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Synonyms for Celtic language

a branch of the Indo-European languages that (judging from inscriptions and place names) was spread widely over Europe in the pre-Christian era

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To find out, he spent time among speakers of languages such as Yuchi (a Native American language), Manx (a Celtic language from the Isle of Man), and Provencal (Occitan).
He brooked no opposition from students who complained that they had no interest in Celtic languages, telling them that, if they were unhappy at the Catholic University, they were welcome to move to Lublin's state-controlled university, where they could study compulsory Marxist- Leninist theory.
Cunliffe and Koch are too sophisticated to upset the cart completely; they recognise that 'language groups and archaeological cultures are not equivalent', that it is 'too much to ask' of genetics to support either an eastern or a western origin for the Celtic language (p.
In sum, there are not only a host of Celtic languages, but a host of Celtic cultures, as indeed there are many Southern cultures.
Fortunately, the Assembly is committed to an ambitious program of revitalization, unprecedented in the history of Celtic languages in the United Kingdom.
We're combining traditional wintertime songs in a variety of Celtic languages.
As a result, Welsh culture and Welsh, once considered the most resilient of Celtic languages, became endangered.
The academic year 1929-30 Professor Schlauch spent at the University of Berlin studying Celtic languages under Professor J.
Celtic languages - Irish, Scots Gaelic and Welsh - have grammatical traits found in Afro-Asiatic tongues, according to research published in Science Week magazine.
It bears more resemblance to Germanic and Celtic languages in Western Europe than to branches of Indo-European in regions closer to China.
Celtic languages are out, but Fouke Fitjzwarin is in.
Joining them will be Malcolm David Evans - Professor of International Law, University of Bristol - for services to Law; Professor Steve Jones - Professor of Genetics, University College London (UCL), prize-winning author and broadcaster - for services to Science; Professor Catherine McKenna - Professor of Celtic Languages & Literatures, Harvard University - for services to the study of Celtic languages and literatures.
Many Irish language specialists have felt more at home in the Celtic Studies Association of North America, CSANA, founded in 1976, or The North American Association for Celtic Languages Teachers, founded 1994.
I wonder if Mr Lewis knows that in the Republic of Ireland, Scotland and now even Cornwall there are bilingual road signs, forms and television programmes in their native Celtic languages, despite not being as strong and widely spoken as Welsh is in Wales.
Two major contributions to epigraphical scholarship emphasise the diversity of Celtic languages and sound a note of caution as to the interpretation and presentation of this Gaulish, Brittonic, Latin and Irish legacy.