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Brythonic

[bri-thon-ik] /brɪˈθɒn ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or belonging to P-Celtic.
noun
2.
P-Celtic, especially that part either spoken in Britain, as Welsh and Cornish, or descended from the P-Celtic speech of Britain, as Breton.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; Brython + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for Brythonic

Brythonic

/brɪˈθɒnɪk/
noun
1.
the S group of Celtic languages, consisting of Welsh, Cornish, and Breton
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or characteristic of this group of languages
Popular name Brittonic
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Word Origin and History for Brythonic
adj.

"of the Britons, Welsh," 1884, from Welsh Brython, cognate with Latin Britto (see Briton). Introduced by Welsh Celtic scholar Professor John Rhys (1840-1915) to avoid the confusion of using Briton/British with reference to ancient peoples, religions, and languages.

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