Celtic

Entertainment / Literature / Celtic: A branch of the Indo-European family of languages. Celtic includes Welsh and Breton. Celtic languages are geographically linked to western Europe, and they come in two general flavors, goidelic (or Q-celtic) and brythonic (or P-celtic).

Celtic Revival

Entertainment / Literature / Celtic Revival: A literary movement involving increased interest in Welsh, Scottish, and Irish culture, myths, legends, and literature.. It began in the late 1700s and continues to this day. Thomas Gray's Pindaric od MORE

Italo-Celtic

Entertainment / Literature / Italo-Celtic: Together, the Italic and Celtic branches of Indo-European are called Italo-Celtic, the two groups share many general linguistic traits but are still too different to be considered a single branch. MORE

Indarba

Entertainment / Literature / Indarba: (Old Irish, 'banishment') A traditional motif of banishment or exile in Celtic literature in which the hero is (often unjustly) exiled from his homeland or tribe or falsely imprisoned. MORE

Breton

Entertainment / Literature / Breton: A Celtic language spoken in the northwestern part of France. Not to be confused with a Briton with an -i (i.e., a British person). See further discussion under 'Bretons' below. MORE

Bretons

Entertainment / Literature / Bretons: The Celtic inhabitants of Brittany (Little Britain') in northeast France who speak the Breton language. The term is related to British 'Briton.' The Bretons may be responsible for carrying Arthurian l MORE

Mutation

Science / Biology / Mutation: Any heritable change in the nucleotide sequence of DNA; can involve substitutions, insertions, or deletions of one or more nucleotides. MORE

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