Definition of Goidelic

1. Noun. Any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland.

Exact synonyms: Erse, Gaelic
Generic synonyms: Celtic, Celtic Language
Specialized synonyms: Irish, Irish Gaelic, Scots Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic, Manx
Derivative terms: Gaelic



Definition of Goidelic

1. Adjective. Relating to the Goidels. ¹

2. Noun. Division of the Celtic languages including Irish, Gaelic and Manx. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goidelic

Goethean
Goethian
Gofman
Gofman test
Gog
Gogarene
Goggia
Goggia's sign
Goggin
Gogh
Gogol
Gogolesque
Gogolian
Goguryeo
Goidel
Goidelic
Goidels
Goiás
Goiânia
Gojri
Gola
Golan
Golan Heights
Golconda
Gold Coast
Golda Meir
Goldberg
Goldblatt's clamp
Goldblatt hypertension
Goldblatt kidney

Literary usage of Goidelic

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1. Celtic Britain by JOHN. RHYS (1904)
"seized on the best portions of Britain, driving the goidelic Celts before them to the west and north of the island. Now it is partly the monuments of these ..."

2. The Voyage of Bran, Son of Febal, to the Land of the Living: An Old Irish Saga by Kuno Meyer, Dindsenchas, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Scél Túan maic Cairill (1897)
"... Arthur, and Finn, discussion of their relation to each other, and of the relations between goidelic and Brythonic heroic myth—Reconstitution of the myth ..."

3. Celtic Folklore: Welsh and Manx by JOHN. RHYS (1901)
"So it looks as if they then belonged to the past—that in fact they were, as I should put ft, a goidelic people who had been conquered and partly expelled by ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"goidelic occupation of Britain, though contradictory and ... The position of the goidelic population in Galloway is, however, so peculiar that we hare no ..."

5. Ancient Britain and the Invasions of Julius Caesar by Thomas Rice Holmes (1907)
"In other words, he believes that the goidelic Celts called the island which they conquered by ' some such a goidelic name as Inis ..."

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