An Introduction To The Celtic Languages

An Introduction To The Celtic Languages None

  • Title: An Introduction To The Celtic Languages
  • Author: Paul Russell
  • ISBN: 9780582100817
  • Page: 171
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. This is an impressive work, but a bit difficult to follow for those who aren't trained in linguistics (like your reviewer.) Knowing something about one of the Celtic languages is an enormous help. Russell starts with a general history of the Celtic languages, then examines Goidelic and Brittonic separately using Irish and Welsh as examples. The last section examines particular topics (e.g. lenition, word order) common to both branches. It's interesting to see how what is important to the profess [...]

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