Gaelic


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Gaelic

(gā`lĭk), or Goidelic, 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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also called Irish Gaelic and Erse, member of the Goidelic group of the Celtic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Celtic languages). The history of Irish as a literary language falls into three periods: Old Irish (7th–9th cent. A.D.
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Gaelic

1. any of the closely related languages of the Celts in Ireland, Scotland, or (formerly) the Isle of Man
2. of, denoting, or relating to the Celtic people of Ireland, Scotland, or the Isle of Man or their language or customs

Gaelic

For automated test programs. Used in military, essentially replaced by ATLAS.
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That includes providing opportunities for children to learn and improve Gaelic in their early years.
They found that just inside the final furlong Tryster had suddenly ducked left towards the rail, interfering with Gaelic Silver, but took the view that when Gaelic Silver got running again the likely winner Tryster found more and put his head back in front.
He said: "If our political representatives decided, quite rightly, in 2005, that Gaelic deserved to be given equal respect, why have we not seen much progress over the past nine years in achieving that?
By the time the Guernsey knitting industry was established in the 17th Century, Gaelic and Welsh speakers would no longer be able to understand each other.
Coigne--did purchase ads in the Gaelic American and the Irish-American Advocate promoting "A golden opportunity for Irish men and women.
He made the announcement at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Scotland's Gaelic college in Skye - en route to the historic first Scottish Cabinet meeting in Stornoway.
The Huddersfield primary schools Gaelic football tournament takes place at All Saints Catholic High this Saturday (12.
That weekend saw the Arabian Celts, a team composed of players from Bahrain and the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, compete in the Asian Gaelic Games for the first time.
There are more Polish speakers than Gaelic speakers in Inverness.
As a special bonus, Gaelic Storm was joined on stage for some of their songs by members of the world famous Trinity Dance Group.
FROM PAGE 8 IN THE world of cuts, with the majority of them still to come, the Gaelic language has to prove it is worthy of support.