Brythonic

adjective
Bry·​thon·​ic | \ bri-ˈthä-nik How to pronounce Brythonic (audio) \

Definition of Brythonic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the division of the Celtic languages that includes Welsh, Cornish, and Breton

Brythonic

noun

Definition of Brythonic (Entry 2 of 2)

: the Brythonic branch of the Celtic languages — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of Brythonic

Adjective

1884, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Brythonic

Adjective

Welsh Brython Briton, Britons (from British Celtic *britton-) + -ic entry 1

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“Brythonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brythonic. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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