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adjective & noun
- another term for Goidelic
- ‘The Gaelic spoken in Scotland derives from Q-Celtic.’
- ‘Philologists have referred to them as P-Celtic in contrast to Goidelic as Q-Celtic.’
- ‘The Irish language comes from a dialect called the Q-Celtic.’
Q, from the retention of the Indo-European kw sound as q or c in this group of languages.
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