Celt

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See also: celt, célt, and celt.

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Celtae (singular Celta) from Ancient Greek Κελτοί (Keltoí)

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɛlt/, /sɛlt/
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Rhymes: -ɛlt

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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Polish[edit]

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Celt m pers

  1. Celt

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