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  Celtic languages: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Celtic languages are a branch of the Indo-European (The family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia) languages.
The differences between P and Q languages are most easily seen in the word for son, mac in Q (hard K sound) and map in P languages.
Within the Indo-European (The family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia) family, the Celtic languages have sometimes been placed with the Italic languages (A branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative) in a common Celto-Italic (or Italo-Celtic) subfamily.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ce/celtic_languages.htm   (1023 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Celtic languages
The Celtic languages are the languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic", spoken by ancient and modern Celts alike.
The Celtic languages are a family of the greater Indo-European language field.
Today, Celtic languages are now limited to a few enclaves in the British Isles, eastern Canada, Patagonia, scattered groups in the United States and Australia, and on the peninsula of Brittany in France.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Celtic-languages   (1762 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Celtic languages (Language And Linguistics) - Encyclopedia
Celtic languages, subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages.
Later, however, in the course of the Roman conquest, Celtic speech tended to yield to Latin, and by the 5th cent.
Today the Celtic languages that have survived into the modern era are limited almost entirely to the British Isles and French Brittany, where these tongues are spoken by a total of about 2 million people.
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 Celtic languages. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
All the modern Goidelic tongues are descendants of the ancient Celtic speech of Ireland.
An official language of Ireland, Irish is spoken natively by approximately 75,000 people; roughly a third of Ireland’s population can speak and understand it to some degree.
The rules of pronunciation for all the Celtic languages are extremely complicated.
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 Encyclopedia article on Celtic languages [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Template:Indo-European Celtic languages are a branch of the Indo-European languages.
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 Celtic languages on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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