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   In this paper we talk about the coexistence of words of Pictish-Brittonic origin, Goidelic or Gaelic origin, and mixed origin (Pictish-Gaelic) in the Galician lexicon. Because of the large amount of terms beginning with pet- and pit-, much more numerous than in any other language spoken in western Europe, it is possible that all these Galician words will have to be seen under a very different light. 

       

 

Words of Pictish or Brittonic origin in the Galician lexicon