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Related to Brythonic: Goidelic
Of or relating to the Brythons or their language or culture.
Variant of Brittonic.
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(Languages) the S group of Celtic languages, consisting of Welsh, Cornish, and Breton
adjPopular name: Brittonic
(Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of this group of languages
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1. the subgroup of modern Celtic languages represented by Welsh, Cornish, and Breton.
2. the Celtic language ancestral to these languages; British Celtic.adj.
3. of or pertaining to Brythonic.
[1884; < Welsh Brython Briton]
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|Noun||1.||Brythonic - a southern group of Celtic languages|
Celtic, 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
Cornish - a Celtic language spoken in Cornwall
Breton - a Celtic language of Brittany
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