Definition of Celtiberian in English:



  • another term for Iberian (sense 3 of the noun)
    • ‘The q-Celtic languages are Celtiberian and Gaelic.’
    • ‘Furthermore, the lengthy roll of languages into which all official EU documents must be translated now includes, bafflingly, Lepontic, Celtiberian and Galatian - none of which has been spoken for almost two thousand years.’
    • ‘In any case, we know Celtiberian was already being spoken in Spain in the 6th century BC, and that it shares many similarities with the Goidelic branch.’