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A Handbook Of The Cornish Language: Chiefly In Its Latest Stages, With Some Account Of Its History And Literature (1904) (English and Cornish Edition) download epub

by Henry Jenner


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Jenner, Henry, 1848-1934. Robarts - University of Toronto.

Jenner, Henry, 1848-1934.

Author: Henry Jenner. Its aim is to represent in an intelligible form the Cornish of the later period, and since it is addressed to the general Cornish public rather than to the skilled philologist, much has been left unsaid that might have been of interest to the latter, old-fashioned phonological and grammatical terms have been used, a uniform system of spelling has been adopted, little.

1904 The leading Contents of the five volumes which have appeared so far may be grouped as follows

The Zeitschrift consists for the most part of Irish texts, with accompanying English translations, or of articles in English or French on various points of Celtic literature, history, or archaeology. The leading Contents of the five volumes which have appeared so far may be grouped as follows: IRISH TEXTS (pre-mediæval and mediæval):- Wh. Stokes (Engl. : Cuimmín's Poem on the Saints of Ireland. : The Christening of Conall Cernach, and the Deaths of Ailill and Conall Cernach.

This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with. almost no restrictions whatsoever. This book is principally intended for those persons of Cornish nationality who wish to acquire some knowledge of their ancient tongue, and to read, write, and perhaps even to speak it.

Its aim is to represent in an intelligible form the Cornish of the later period, and since it is. .The spelling has been adapted for the occasion

Its aim is to represent in an intelligible form the Cornish of the later period, and since it is addressed to the general Cornish public rather than to the skilled philologist, much has been left unsaid that might have been of interest to the latter, old-fashioned phonological and grammatical terms have been used, a uniform system of spelling has been adopted, little. The spelling has been adapted for the occasion. All writers of Cornish used to spell according to their own taste and fancy, and would sometimes represent the same word in different ways even in the same page, though certain general principles were observed in each period.

It is intended for those of Cornish nationality who wish to acquire some knowledge of their ancient tongue, and to read, write, and perhaps even to speak it.

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Jenner's Cornish looks Cornish.

His orthography provides a good, clear relationship between sound and spelling without diverging drastically from that of the traditional texts.

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A Handbook Of The Cornish Language: Chiefly In Its Latest Stages, With Some Account Of Its History And Literature (1904) (English and Cornish Edition) download epub
Foreign Language Study & Reference
Author: Henry Jenner
ISBN: 143673178X
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Foreign Language Study & Reference
Language: English Cornish
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC; Bilingual edition (June 29, 2008)
Pages: 240 pages