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{adj: Celtic, Gaelic} relating to or characteristic of the Celts



{adj: Gaelic-speaking} able to communicate in Gaelic

{adj: Scots, Scottish, Scotch} of or relating to or characteristic of Scotland or its people or culture or its English dialect or Gaelic language
"Scots Gaelic"
"the Scots community in New York"
"`Scottish' tends to be the more formal term as in `The Scottish Symphony' or `Scottish authors' or `Scottish mountains'"
"`Scotch' is in disfavor with Scottish people and is used primarily outside Scotland except in such frozen phrases as `Scotch broth' or `Scotch whiskey' or `Scotch plaid'"

{adj: middle} of a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages
"Middle English is the English language from about 1100 to 1500"
"Middle Gaelic"
<-> late, early

{adj: vocalic} being or containing or characterized by vowels
"vocalic sounds"
"the Gaelic language being uncommonly vocalic"- Walter Scott
<-> consonantal

{n: Gaelic, Goidelic, Erse} any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland

{n: Gael} a Gaelic-speaking Celt in Ireland or Scotland or the Isle of Man

{n: Irish, Irish Gaelic} the Celtic language of Ireland

{n: Manx} the Gaelic formerly spoken on the Isle of Man

{n: Middle Irish} Irish Gaelic from 1100 to 1500

{n: Old Irish} Irish Gaelic up to about 1100

{n: Scottish Gaelic, Scots Gaelic} the Gaelic of Scotland


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