Definitions of Erse

n any of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland

Gaelic, Goidelic
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Irish, Irish Gaelic
the Celtic language of Ireland
Scots Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic
the Gaelic of Scotland
the ancient Gaelic formerly spoken on the Isle of Man; the language is sometimes used on ceremonial occasions
Old Irish
Irish Gaelic up to about 1100
Middle Irish
Irish Gaelic from 1100 to 1500
Type of:
Celtic, Celtic language
a branch of the Indo-European languages that (judging from inscriptions and place names) was spread widely over Europe in the pre-Christian era

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