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Breton language

Breton (Brezhoneg) (ISO 639 be, bre) is spoken by many of the inhabitants of Brittany in France.

Breton is not thought to be a modern day descendant of any continental Celtic language such as Gallic[?] but rather it is descended from insular Brythonic. The other britton language (Gallo[?]) derives from Latin.

It is spoken by people whose ancestors fled southwest Britain at the time of the Saxon invasions of that country. As such, it has much in common with Cornish and to a slightly lesser extent Welsh, although there are vocabulary and spelling differences owing to the influence of French upon the language.

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