Celt

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English[edit]

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Rhymes: -ɛlt

Etymology[edit]

Via Latin Celtae (singular Celta) from Ancient Greek Κελτοί (Keltoí).

English Celts is from the 17th century. Until the mid 19th century, IPA(key): /sɛlt/ is the only recorded pronunciation. A consciously archaizing pronunciation IPA(key): /kɛlt/ is advocated in Irish and Welsh nationalism beginning in the 1850s.

Proper noun[edit]

Celt

  1. A member of one of the ancient peoples of Western Europe called Celtae by the Romans.
  2. A member of one of the (modern, Celtic) peoples who speak Celtic languages. (Compare Gael.)

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Celt m

  1. Celt

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