Language family: Indo-European
Language group: Celtic
Geographical use: the island Man (UK)
Information: Extinct language. Manx has
been extinct since the end of the 1940s but is still used to declare laws.
Manx is usually considered to be a dialect of Scottish Gaelic with strong Norwegian influences. The first written tradition dates back to the 17th century. Except for some ballades and songs, there is no literature.