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p-celtic

P-Celt·ic
P p

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [pee kel-tik, sel- or kel-tik]
    • /pi ˈkɛl tɪk, ˈsɛl- or ˈkɛl tɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [pee kel-tik, sel- or kel-tik]
    • /pi ˈkɛl tɪk, ˈsɛl- or ˈkɛl tɪk/

Definitions of p-celtic word

  • noun p-celtic the subbranch of Celtic in which the Proto-Indo-European kw -sound became a p -sound. Welsh, Breton, Cornish, and Gaulish belong to P-Celtic. 1
  • adjective p-celtic of or belonging to P-Celtic. 1

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Origin of p-celtic

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

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Parts of speech for P-celtic

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

p-celtic popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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