The Breetish Isles (Inglis: British Isles, Erse: Oileáin Bhriotanacha,[1] Manx: Ellanyn Goaldagh, Scots Gaelic: Eileanan Breatannach, Welsh: Ynysoedd Prydain) ur a wheen o islands aff the northwast coast o continental Europe comprisin Great Breetain, Irland an ower sax thoosand smawer isles.[2]

The Breetish Isles aff the coast o Europe

Thare ur twa sovereign states locatit on the ilands: the Unitit Kinrick o Great Breetain an Northren Ireland an Irland.

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  1. Oileáin Iarthair Eorpa an aw, meanin 'Islands o Wastren Europe' (frae Patrick S. Dineen, Foclóir Gaeilge Béarla, Irish-English Dictionary, Dublin, 1927). Anither owersettin is Éire agus an Bhreatain Mhór, meanin 'Irland an Great Breetain' (frae "The British Isles", Foras na Gaeilge, 2006).
  2. "How many islands are there in the British Isles?" [=Hou monie islands ur thare in the Breetish Isles?] (in Inglis).

Coordinates: 54°N 4°W / 54°N 4°W / 54; -4