The PEDIGREE of
First Speaker of West Germanic

     (some place High and Low German into a Continental clade exclusive of Anglo-Frisian)

     Born:  ca 300 BC


 "Child(ren)":       First Speaker of Old Low Germanic   ;   Old High German (begat Modern German : Cimbrian : Swiss : Yiddish etc.)   ;  poss.   First Speaker of Old Anglo-Frisian
 poss. "Partner(s)":       First Speaker of Old Low Germanic
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/-- First Speaker of Late Indo-Hellenic   +====> [ 52]
/-- First Speaker of Early Indo-Slavic (Satem Core)
/-- First Speaker of Late Indo-Slavic
/-- First Speaker of Proto-Baltic  (ca 3000 BC)
/   | or: some other source for Creole/Koine features of Germanic
/-- First Speaker of Proto-Germanic
/-- First Speaker of Late Indo-European   +====> [ 50]
/-- prob.  First Speaker of Italo-Celtic
| or: Italic (q.v.)
/   | or: poss. Early Indo-Hellenic (q.v.)
\-- First Speaker of pre-Germanic  (ca 3300 BC)
/-- prob.  First Speaker of Erteboelle   +====> [ 2]
/   | OR: poss. First Speaker of Far-northern Berberish   +====> [ 45]
\-- First Speaker of Funnel-Beaker
/   \-- woman of ERTEBOELLE CULTURE   +====> [ 40]
/-- First Speaker of Early Common Germanic
/-- First Speaker of Late Common Germanic  (ca 600 BC)
/-- First Speaker of Late Indo-European   +====> [ 50]
/-- First Speaker of Italo-Celtic  (3500 BC)
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- First Speaker of proto-Celtic  (2000? BC)
/-- First Speaker of Early Celtic  (1200? BC)
/-- First Speaker of Proto West Boreafrasian   +====> [ 42]
/-- First Speaker of proto-Berber
/   | (skip this generation?)
\-- Adstratum from Berberish
| or: poss. Senegambian of Atlantic-Congo
/   | OR: First Speaker of Vasconic   +====> [ 39]
/  \-- Speech loans from HALSTATT CULTURE
- First Speaker of West Germanic
\-- prob.  La Tene Iron Age
\-- Iron Age in East Mediterranean  (1100? BC - ?)
/-- Copper Metallurgy Stage 4   +====> [ 3]
/-- Bronze Age in Anatolia
/  \-- Woman of the Late Copper Age   +====> [ 47]
/-- Early Use of Iron
\-- Invention of Steel
\-- Increasing need for wood in construction and as fuel
 

 
  (poss.) ``Grandchildren:''       First Speaker of Northern Old French   ;   First Speaker of Old English   ;   First Speaker of Early Middle English   ;   First Speaker of Northern Old English   ;   Hengest VVIHTGILSING (King) of KENT
 

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