Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 1)

Language family: Indo-European: Celtic

There are six modern Celtic languages spoken in the British Isles, Ireland and Brittany, and also in Patagonia in Argentina, and in Nova Scotia in Canada. There are two branches of the Celtic language family: Brythonic or British, and Goidelic or Gaelic.


Brythonic

Breton (Brezhoneg)

Dieub ha par en o dellezegezh hag o gwirioù eo ganet an holl dud. Poell ha skiant zo dezho ha dleout a reont bevañ an eil gant egile en ur spered a genvreudeuriezh.

Cornish (Kernewek)

(Unified Cornish)
Yma pub den genys frank hag equal yn dynyta hag yn gwyryow. Ymons y enduys gans reson ha keskans hag y tal dhedhans omdhon an eyl orth y gela yn sperys a vredereth.

(Standard Written Form)
Pub den oll yw genys rydh hag kehaval yn dynita ha gwiryow. Yth yns i kemynnys gans reson ha kowses hag y tal dhedha gul dhe unn orth y gila yn spyrys a vrederedh.

Welsh (Cymraeg)

Genir pawb yn rhydd ac yn gydradd â'i gilydd mewn urddas a hawliau. Fe'u cynysgaeddir â rheswm a chydwybod, a dylai pawb ymddwyn y naill at y llall mewn ysbryd cymodlon.

Hear a recording of this text by Endaf Buckley

Source: https://udhr.audio/UDHR_Video.asp?lng=cym&p=1

Hear another recording of this text by Stephen Turner

Old Welsh (Hen Gymraeg)

Genir pawb yn rugyl ac yn gydrad mewn urddas a chyfraith. Mae gaddynt amgnaubot a dylyant ymddwyn y naill at y llall fel brodyr.

Translated by the Magistri Old Welsh Tutor

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Goidelic

Irish Gaelic (Gaeilge)

Saolaítear na daoine uile saor agus comhionann ina ndínit agus ina gcearta. Tá bua an réasúin agus an choinsiasa acu agus dlíd iad féin d'iompar de mheon bráithreachais i leith a chéile.

Hear a recording of this text by Seán Ó Súilleabháin (from county Kerry)

Old Irish (Goídelc)

Gainitir doini uili soir ocus cetnai isind airmitin ocus isnaib coirib. Taithiu etercnae ocus ingnae is eicen for cach a buith amal braithrea fri a cheile.

Translated by the Magistri Old Irish Tutor

Manx Gaelic (Gaelg)

Ta dagh chooilley ghooinney ruggit seyr as corrym rish dy chooilley ghooinney elley ayns ooashley as ayns cairys. Ta resoon as cooinsheanse stowit orroo as lhisagh ad dellal rish y cheilley lesh spyrryd braaraghyn.

Hear a recording of this text by Bob Carswell

Source: https://udhr.audio/UDHR_Video.asp?lng=glv&p=1

Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)

Rugadh na h-uile duine saor agus co-ionnan nan urram 's nan còirichean. Tha iad reusanta is cogaiseach, agus bu chòir dhaibh a ghiùlain ris a chèile ann an spiorad bràthaireil.

Hear a recording of this text by Frederic (Calum) Bayer

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