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Manx

(măngks), virtually extinct language belonging to the Goidelic or Gaelic group of the Celtic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. The last native speaker, Ned Madrell, died in 1974, but efforts have been made to revive the language, including educating children in Manx, and there are now several hundred active Manx speakers. 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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Manx

1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Isle of Man, its inhabitants, their language, or their dialect of English
2. a language of the Isle of Man, belonging to the N Celtic branch of the Indo-European family and closely related to Scottish Gaelic
3. the people of the Isle of Man
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He said: "I am not sure if I will be back at the Manx.
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Manx Fisheries Minister Geoffrey Boot said: "We have made the decision to strengthen our enforcement as it was clear that under-reporting was going on." In a statement, council leader Elaine Murray and depute Rob Davidson said: "The discriminatory impact on Scottish vessels which will have to make additional journeys across the Irish Sea in winter, poses serious health and safety concerns.
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That location is "nearing the end of its operational life", Manx ministers have said.
He will spend an intensive day learning Manx on a live video-cast, taking a shot of Bifrost hand-crafted Manx vodka before each half-hour session.
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With EMN, which uses Manx Telecom's Smart SIM technology, when a user's signal level begins to weaken due to the limited reach of the carrier's coverage or disappears due to a natural or man-made disaster, connectivity will be automatically handed over to another mobile network that is in range.
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Racing in the Blackford's Pre-TT Classic Road race the nine-times winner of the Manx Grand Prix and retired Holmfirth High School teacher was in competitive mood on his Aermacchi, but hit problems racing the 500 Craven Manx Norton, which broke down in both races it started.
Top performer among the competition machines on offer, the c.1966 Norton 350cc Manx prepared by legendary tuner Francis Beart and raced by Joe Dunphy and Keith Heckles, found a new home for PS61,980, more than doubling the top estimate and setting a new world record for a Manx sold at auction.