General Information
Native name:y Ghaelg, y Ghailck
Writing system:Latin
Language family:Indo-European
Insular Celtic
ISO 639-1:gv
Extinction and Revival
Date of extinction:1974 as a first language
Date of revival:20th century
Speakers:~ 100
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Manx is an Insular Celtic language. It became extinct in 1974 when its last native speaker Ned Maddrell died in 1974, but could easily be revived due to translated books and audio recordings by native speakers.

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Native to Edit

  • Isle of Man

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