Definition of Erse in English:

Erse

Syllabification: Erse
Pronunciation: /ərs
 
/

noun

dated
  • The Scottish or Irish Gaelic language.
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    • Celtic languages, Erse, Gaelic, Manx, and Welsh, continue to be spoken in Ireland, Scotland, Isle of Man, and Wales.
    • For many performers it was a statement of identity, allied to a desire for constitutional change and the need to maintain languages such as Welsh, Gaelic, Breton and Erse, threatened with extinction.
    • There are others with similarly impressive results in Irish who would be flummoxed altogether if the EU told us to put our money where our mouths are and speak this expensive Erse.

Origin

early Scots form of Irish.

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