Manx language

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The Goidelic language spoken on the Isle of Man. It is an offshoot of Old Irish, particularly the Ulster and Galloway dialects. Manx dates to around the 5th century AD and is called Gaelg Vanninagh by Manx speakers. The last "native speaker" died in 1974 but by then a scholarly revival had begun to spread to the populace and many have learned Manx as a second language.