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... The "Insular Celtic hypothesis" is a theory that the Brythonic and Goidelic languages evolved together in those islands, having a common ancestor more recent than any ... The proponents of the Insular Celtic hypothesis (such as Cowgill 1975 McCone 1991, 1992 and Schrijver 1995) point to shared innovations among Insular Celtic languages, including ... They assert that a partition that lumps the Brythonic languages and Gaulish (P-Celtic) on one side and the Goidelic languages with Celtiberian (Q-Celtic) on the other may be a superficial ...
... Proto-Celtic divided into four sub-families Gaulish and its close relatives Galatian, Lepontic, and Noric ... Lepontic, the oldest attested Celtic language (from the 6th century BC), is treated as a primary branch by some researchers, including Schumacher, perhaps even the first ... Hispano-Celtic also extinct Celtiberian, anciently spoken in the Iberian peninsula, in parts of modern Aragón, Old Castile, and New Castile in Spain ...
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