Insular Celtic


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Insular Celtic

n.
A branch of the Celtic languages comprising those spoken or having originated in the British Isles and divided into the Goidelic and Brittonic groups.
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His topics include some basic concepts and methodology for interpreting fragmentary pre-Roman languages, the Mesas do Castelinho inscription and its implications, Tartessian ro and implications for the insular Celtic absolute-conjunct phenomenon, and South-western signs and proto-Celtic sounds in a prolegomena to Tartessian historical phonology.
Some strive to maintain a strong continuity of belief and practice with the original Druids, whilst others engage in practices that are as much inspired by concepts from Hinduism, Wicca, Buddhism, Christianity etc as they are by any insular celtic ideas.
It is suggested that despite a common Insular Celtic language, once the language had spread to Ireland in the late centuries BC, it split into Brythonic and Goidelic.