adjective or noun see Pict

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  • Pictish — Pict ish, a. Of or pertaining to Picts; resembling the Picts. The Pictish peer. Byron. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pictish — [pik′tish] adj. of the Picts or their language or culture n. the language of the Picts: no clear relationship to any other language has been established …   English World dictionary

  • Pictish — /pik tish/, n. 1. the language of the Picts, apparently a Celtic language. adj. 2. of or pertaining to the Picts. [1700 10; PICT + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pictish — ISO 639 3 Code : xpi ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Extinct …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • pictish — pict·ish …   English syllables

  • Pictish — Pict•ish [[t]ˈpɪk tɪʃ[/t]] n. 1) peo the sparsely attested language or languages of the Picts, elements of which are apparently akin to British Celtic 2) peo of or pertaining to the Picts or their speech • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Pictish — /ˈpɪktɪʃ/ (say piktish) noun 1. the language of the Picts. –adjective 2. of or relating to the Picts …   Australian English dictionary

  • pictish — I. ˈpiktish, tēsh adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Pict + ish : of or relating to the Picts : resembling a Pict II. noun ( es) Usage: usually capitalized : the langua …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pictish stones — are monumental stelae found in Scotland, mostly north of the Clyde Forth line. These stones are the most visible remaining evidence of the Picts and are thought to date from the 6th to 9th centuries.Purpose and meaningThe purpose and meaning of… …   Wikipedia

  • Pictish language — Infobox Language name=Pictish familycolor=Indo European region=Scotland family=Celtic [This has in the past been disputed, as for instance Jackson s suggestion of two Pictish languages, a Celtic and a non Indo European Pictish; see Jackson,… …   Wikipedia

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