Kel-tik] (1) A branch of the Indo-European languages that (judging from inscriptions and place names) was spread widely over Europe in the pre-Christian era. (2) Relating to or characteristic of the Celts
(Pronounced Kell-tick) An adjective referring to the early tribes that had at one time dominated Europe. Celtic tribes had even sacked Rome. Now, the Celtic tribes are reduced to Scotland, Wales, Northern England, and Ireland. e.g. Celtic Art, Celtic language.
(KEL-tik) Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Celts and/or the regions of Brittany, Wales, western Ireland, the Scottish Highlands or The Isle of Man. Celtic jewelry often employs intricate knots and woven designs of bronze, silver or gold. It also may use stones such as cairngorm (a yellow-brown type of smoky quartz) and amethyst.