Celtic Linguistics / Ieithyddiaeth Geltaidd: Readings in the Brythonic Languages. Festschrift for T. Arwyn Watkins

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Martin J. Ball, James Fife, Erich Poppe, Jenny Rowland
John Benjamins Publishing, Jan 1, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 470 pages
This collection of papers on the Brythonic languages of the Celtic group is divided into four parts: Welsh linguistics, Breton and Cornish linguistics, literary linguistics, and historical linguistics. This has resulted in a book providing a thorough and comprehensive coverage of this branch of Celtic studies prepared by leading scholars in the field.
 

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Contents

Appreciation Gwerthfawrogiad
1
PART ONE Studies in Welsh Linguistics
9
The Geographical Distribution of Pembrokeshire Negatives
11
Networks Nuclei and Boundaries in Areal Dialectology
25
Amrywio Sosioieithyddol yn Nhafodiaith Pontrhydyfen
41
VariationIn The Use Of Pronouns In Verbnoun Phrases And Genitive Noun Phrases In Child Language
53
A Visit to the Galapagos
77
Welsh Passives
89
PART THREE Studies in Literary Linguistics
275
The Problem of Cuhelyn and Nyf
277
The Significance of the Cad Goddau TreeList in the Book of Taliesin
297
Notes on The Gododdin
333
ITEM ALIA
343
The Middle Welsh Text Ystorya Judas
363
PART FOUR Studies in Historical Linguistics
373
The Welsh Bahuvrīhis
375

lateral or fricative?
109
PART TWO Studies in Breton and Cornish Linguistics
127
Traditional Morphological Processes and their Vitality in Modern Welsh and Breton
129
Nonfinite Clauses in Breton
151
The Progressive in Breton in the Light of the English Progressive
167
Some Observations on the Syntax of the Breton Verbal Noun
189
Interpretation of Morphophonological Variability
209
A Comparison of WordOrder in Middle Breton and Middle Cornish
225
A Problem in Cornish Phonology
241
Notes on Old Irish and Old Welsh Consonantal Spelling
403
On the Uses of the Conjunctive Pronouns in Middle Welsh
411
Über Albion elfydd Albionx und andere Indikatoren eines keltischen Weltbildes
435
Welsh moes
441
WordOrder Patterns in Breudwyt Ronabwy
445
Author Index
461
Subject Index
467
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