Languages of Scotland - Celtic Languages

Celtic Languages

The Celtic languages of Scotland can be divided into two groups: Goidelic (or Gaelic) and Brythonic (or Brittonic). Pictish is usually seen as a Brythonic language but this is not universally accepted. They are known collectively as the Insular Celtic languages.

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Characteristics of Celtic Languages - Examples
... All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights ... They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood ...
Superlatives - In Other Languages - Celtic Languages
... As in English, some forms are irregular, i.e ... nas fheàrr (better), nas miosa (worse), etc ...
Britain (placename) - Pre-Roman Period - Language Considerations
... The tree model, generally considered valid for the historical changes of languages, must be valid for the Celtic languages as well ... A proto-Celtic language therefore existed that is, a language, the ancestor of a family defined by a set of shared innovations, or features not possessed by the parent, Proto-Indo-E ... basis of further shared innovations, the parent Celtic divided into daughter groups ...
History Of French - Effect of Substrate and Superstrate Languages
... may be removed French is noticeably different from most other Romance languages ... to carry-over effects from Gaulish (Celtic) or superstrate influence from Frankish (Germanic) ... changes in French have parallels in other Romance languages, or are changes commonly undergone by many languages in the process of development ...
Celtic Toponymy - Celtic Languages
... The Proto-Indo-European language developed into various daughter languages including Proto-Celtic ... In Proto-Celtic, the Proto-Indo-European sound *p disappeared, perhaps through an intermediate *ɸ ... After that, Proto-Celtic split into P-Celtic and Q-Celtic dialects ...

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