Brythonic

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adjective

Bry·​thon·​ic bri-ˈthä-nik How to pronounce Brythonic (audio)
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the division of the Celtic languages that includes Welsh, Cornish, and Breton

Brythonic

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noun

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

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

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

First Known Use

Adjective

1884, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Brythonic was in 1879

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“Brythonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brythonic. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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