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Gaelic

scottishgaelic

Classification: Indo-European – Celtic – Insular – Goidelic – Gaelic (or Scottish Gaelic)

Number of speakers: 63,130 (Ethnologue)

Countries where it is spoken: Canada and the UK

Varieties:

  • Northern Gaelic (the UK)
  • Central Gaelic (the UK)
  • Southern Gaelic (the UK)
  • Canadian Gaelic (Canada)

Example:

Tha gach uile dhuine air a bhreth saor agus co-ionnan ann an urram ‘s ann an còirichean. The iad air am breth le reusan is le cogais agus mar sin bu chòir dhaibh a bhith bèo nam measg fhein ann an spiorad bràtheireil.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

 

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