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Celtiberian

Line breaks: Celt|iber¦ian
Pronunciation: /ˌkɛltɪˈbɪərɪən
 
, -tʌɪ-, ˌsɛlt-/

Definition of Celtiberian in English:

noun

Another term for Iberian (sense 3) of the noun).
Example sentences
  • Furthermore, the lengthy roll of languages into which all official EU documents must be translated now includes, bafflingly, Lepontic, Celtiberian and Galatian - none of which has been spoken for almost two thousand years.
  • The q-Celtic languages are Celtiberian and Gaelic.
  • In any case, we know Celtiberian was already being spoken in Spain in the 6th century BC, and that it shares many similarities with the Goidelic branch.

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