Pictish place names

Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history and origins of place names around our area

The consensus amongst scholars is that Pictish is a P-Celtic language related to Welsh, as opposed to Scottish Gaelic, which is a Q-Celtic language, although both come from an Early Celtic language. Pictish place names are rare but some of the most northerly examples are within our area.

Migdale –from the Pictish mig. . .

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