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I've always said Keltic, because in Dutch we speak of the Kelts when talking about Celts.
Then I heard people use Seltic and I was like "what?" and they're like "yeah, it's the sports club" and I'm like "what?"
I always knew these sporting types were more muscle than brain (I say that to justify my lack of exercise, mostly), but why the hell can't they pronounce Celtic correctly? And that for people who use the word in their team name!
And I've always used either in the context of Celts, the people and their language, or in the context of Celtic Frost, the band[^]. Never in the context of sports
why the hell can't they pronounce Celtic correctly?
They are pronouncing it correctly, just as I pronounce Ajax differently when it's the Greek hero and not the football club even though, there being no J in Greek, the latter is actually the more proper pronunciation.
The Celts were all over Europe and (predominantly) Northern UK, and even spread further East (i.e. into places further East than Russia, which is part of Europe*), so their language had more dialects than there are active languages, today.
* I had to add that clarification, because it appears that 98.37625% of Americans are unaware that Rusiia is, and always has been, part of Europe
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There is nowhere further east than Russia, which extends to the 178th meridian, except a sliver of Alaska and a few Pacific islands. Pretty sure the Celts never made it to either. In any case I am aware of no evidence that the Celts as a recognisable people or culture ever made it further east than Turkey in the south and just over the border of Ukraine (which is not Russia, of course) in mainland Europe, so reliable sources or it didn't happen.
Any definitive statement about Russia being part of Europe is open to death by a thousand cuts depending entirely upon who you ask. In view of the antipathy between the Putin government and the European Union and the fact that almost none of its current possessions lie to the west of Turkey while the majority of its population lives to the east of the Urals and identifies as Eurasian or uniquely Russian (the so called third way) I would argue that Russia is in one of many periods where it is hardly European at all.