Complete Definition of "Celt"

English

Pronunciation
kĕlt, /kelt/, /kElt/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɛlt|-ɛlt
the pronunciation /selt/ is traditional, but becoming obsolete.

Etymology
From Ancient Greek Κελτός (Keltos), the patriarch of the Celts, in Greek mythology a son of Ηρακλής "Heracles" and Κελτίνη "Keltine".

Proper noun
Celt

  1. a person of Celtic origin.

Related terms
Celtic

Translations
trans-top|person of Celtic origin
Chinese: 凱爾特人, 凯尔特人 (kǎi'ěrtèrén); 塞爾特 (sài-ěr-tè)
Czech: Kelt#Czech|Kelt m
Dutch: Kelt m
Finnish: Keltti
French: Celte m
German: Kelte m
Greek: Κέλτης (keltis) m
Hebrew: קלטי (qelt'i) m, קלטית (qelt'it) f
Hungarian: kelta
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Japanese: ケルト人 (kerutojin)
Korean: 켈트족 (kelteujok); 셀트족 (selteujok)
Polish: Celt m
Portuguese: Celta m
Russian: кельт m (kel't)
Scottish Gaelic: Ceilteach m
Slovene: Kelt m, Keltinja f
Spanish: celta m
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Category:Greek derivations

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