Brythonic

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Brythonic

(brĭthŏn`ĭk), group of languages belonging to the Celtic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. See Celtic languagesCeltic languages,
subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. At one time, during the Hellenistic period, Celtic speech extended all the way from Britain and the Iberian Peninsula in the west across Europe to Asia Minor in the east, where a district still known as
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Brythonic

01. the S group of Celtic languages, consisting of Welsh, Cornish, and Breton
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SIR - I would like the school history syllabus to present the origins and evolution of Wales and the Welsh language, starting with its European Celtic beginnings and leading to an understanding of the development of the Brythonic languages along the Atlantic coast.
Understanding that the Brythonic language is the senior British tongue should also be taught in Scotland and England.