The Celtic Languages (Routledge Language Family Series)

The Celtic Languages (Routledge Language Family Series)


The Celtic Languages describes intensive the entire Celtic languages from ancient, structural and sociolinguistic views with person chapters on Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish.

This moment version has been completely revised to supply a entire and up to date account of the fashionable Celtic languages and their present sociolinguistic prestige besides entire descriptions of the old languages.

This complete quantity is prepared in 4 elements. the 1st half bargains an outline of the typological points of the Celtic languages by way of a scene surroundings old account of the emergence of those languages. Chapters dedicated to Continental Celtic, outdated and center Irish, and outdated and heart Welsh keep on with. components and 3 are dedicated to linguistic descriptions of the modern languages. half has chapters on Irish, Scots Gaelic and Manx, whereas half 3 covers Welsh, Breton and Cornish. half 4 is dedicated to the sociolinguistic state of affairs of the 4 modern Celtic languages and a last bankruptcy describes the prestige of the 2 revived languages Cornish and Manx.

With contributions from numerous students of the top attractiveness, The Celtic Languages remains to be a useful instrument for either scholars and lecturers of linguistics, specially people with an curiosity in typology, language universals and the original sociolinguistic place which the Celtic languages occupy.

Dr Martin J. Ball is Hawthorne-BoRSF Endowed Professor, and Director of the Hawthorne learn middle, on the college of Louisiana at Lafayette. Dr Ball has over one hundred twenty educational courses. between his books are The Use of Welsh, Mutation in Welsh, and Welsh Phonetics.

Dr Nicole Müller is Hawthorne-BoRSF Endowed Professor on the collage of Louisiana at Lafayette. between her books are Mutation in Welsh, and Agents in Early Irish and Early Welsh.

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