The Edinburgh Companion to the Gaelic Language

The Edinburgh Companion to the Gaelic Language

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Bringing together a range of perspectives on the Gaelic language, this book covers the history of the language, its development in Scotland and Canada, its spelling, syntax and morphology, its modern vocabulary, and the study of its dialects. It also addresses sociolinguistic issues such asidentity, perception, language planning and the appearance of the language in literature. Each chapter is written by an expert on their topic.The book has been written accessibly with a non-specialist audience in mind. It will have a particular value for those requiring introductions to aspects of the Gaelic language. It will also be of great interest to those who are embarking on research on Gaelic for the first time. Authors includeColm O Baoill, David Adger, Rob Dunbar, Seosamh Watson, Ken Nilsen, Ken MacKinnon and Ronald Black.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2010.
ISBN: 9780748637096
0748637095
9780748637089
0748637087
Branch Call Number: 491.63 Edinburg
Characteristics: xvi, 359 p. :,ill., maps ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Macleod, Michelle
Watson, Moray 1971-

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