What is Goidelic?

  • (noun): Any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland.
    Synonyms: Gaelic, Erse

Some articles on goidelic:

Medieval Gaels
... The Gaels or Goidels are speakers of one of the Goidelic Celtic languages Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Manx ... Goidelic speech originated in Ireland and subsequently spread to western and northern Scotland and the Isle of Man ... The Goidelic languages are one of the two branches of the Insular Celtic languages, the other being Brythonic ...
P-Celtic And Q-Celtic Languages
... links Gaulish with Brythonic as P-Celtic and links Goidelic with Celtiberian as Q-Celtic ... the treatment of Proto-Celtic *kw, which became *p in the P-Celtic languages but *k in Goidelic ... for head is pen in Brythonic languages but ceann in Goidelic the word for son is mab (earlier map) in Brythonic but mac in Goidelic – maqq on the Primitive Irish Ogham inscriptions ...
Irish Language - Names of The Language - English
... Irish Gaelic is often used when English speakers discuss the relationship among the three Goidelic languages (Irish, Scottish Gaelic, and Manx) or when discussion of Irish is confused to mean Hiberno-Engli ... a Scots form of the word Irish, applied in Scotland (by Lowlanders) to all of the Goidelic languages, is no longer used for any Goidelic language ...
Q-Celtic Hypothesis
... The theory links Gaulish with Brythonic as P-Celtic and links Goidelic with Celtiberian as Q-Celtic ... the treatment of Proto-Celtic *kw, which became *p in the P-Celtic languages but *k in Goidelic ... For example the word for head is pen in Brythonic languages but ceann in Goidelic the word for son is mab (earlier map) in Brythonic but mac in Goidelic ...