the extinct, Celtic language of ancient Gaul.
of or relating to ancient Gaul, its inhabitants, or their language.
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How to use Gaulish in a sentence
As for history, there is only single known evidence for the full name Cernunnos, and it comes from the Pillar of the Boatmen carved by the Gaulish sailors in circa 14 AD.
By the fifth century the Gaulish language was everywhere extinct, without having left behind a single record of its literature.Ancient Irish Poetry | Various
In ancient Gaulish and Scandinavian figures, the sun was always a male, and the moon a female.Ancient Pagan and Modern Christian Symbolism | Thomas Inman
It has been mentioned above that Gaulish literature has entirely perished.The Heroic Age | H. Munro Chadwick
Other distinctive features of the modern dialects are not found in Gaulish, partly owing to the character of the monuments.
Hence Gaulish is particularly valuable as preserving the final vowels which have disappeared in early Irish and Welsh.
British Dictionary definitions for Gaulish
the extinct language of the pre-Roman Gauls, belonging to the Celtic branch of the Indo-European family
of or relating to ancient Gaul, the Gauls, or their language
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