Celtic
Celtic Celt"ic, n. The language of the Celts. [1913 Webster]

Note: The remains of the old Celtic language are found in the Gaelic, the Erse or Irish; the Manx, and the Welsh and its cognate dialects Cornish and Bas Breton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Celtic — Celtic+ , beziehungsweise Celtic (Kinloch Rannoch) waren zwei Aktionen des deutschen Künstlers Joseph Beuys (1921–1986) in Zusammenarbeit mit dem dänischen Musiker und Fluxus Komponisten Henning Christiansen, welche als „Fluxustheater“ bezeichnet …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Celtic+~ — beziehungsweise Celtic (Kinloch Rannoch) waren zwei Aktionen des deutschen Künstlers Joseph Beuys (1921–1986) in Zusammenarbeit mit dem dänischen Musiker und Fluxus Komponisten Henning Christiansen, welche als „Fluxustheater“ bezeichnet werden k …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • celtic — CÉLTIC, Ă, celtici, ce, adj. Care aparţine celţilor (1), privitor la celţi; celt (2), galic2. ♢ Limbi celtice = familie de limbi vorbite în antichitate (de vechii gali) şi astăzi (de irlandezi, bretoni etc.), în vestul Europei. – Din fr. celtique …   Dicționar Român

  • Celtic — Celt ic (s[e^]lt [i^]k; k[e^]lt [i^]k), a. [L. Celticus, Gr. Keltiko s. See {Celt}.] Of or pertaining to the Celts; as, Celtic people, tribes, literature, tongue. [Written also {Keltic}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Celtic — 1650s, of archaeology or history, from Fr. Celtique or L. Celticus pertaining to the Celts (see CELT (Cf. Celt)). Of languages, from 1707; of other qualities, 19c. Celtic twilight is from Yeats s name for his collection of adapted Irish folk… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Celtic — ► NOUN ▪ a group of languages including Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Manx, and Cornish. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Celtic or to the Celts …   English terms dictionary

  • Celtic — [kel′tik; ] also [ sel′tik] adj. of the Celts or their languages or cultures n. a branch of the Indo European family of languages, divided into Goidelic (Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Manx) and Brythonic (Welsh, Breton, and the extinct Cornish)… …   English World dictionary

  • Celtic — The words Celt and Celtic can have a variety of meanings. Sometimes a pronunciation distinction is maintained see Pronunciation of Celtic. Pronounced /kelt(ik)/Relating to the ethnic, linguistic and cultural group*Celts or Modern Celts *Celtic… …   Wikipedia

  • Celtic — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Littérature 2 Politique 3 S …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Celtic — [ kɛltɪk] noun a group of languages including Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Breton, Manx, and Cornish. adjective relating to Celtic or to the Celts. Derivatives Celticism sɪz(ə)m noun Origin C16: from L. Celticus (from Celtae Celts ), or from Fr …   English new terms dictionary

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