An Introduction to the Celtic Languages (Longman Linguistics by Paul Russell

By Paul Russell

this article presents a single-volume, single-author basic creation to the Celtic languages.

The first 1/2 the publication considers the historic historical past of the language team as an entire. There follows a dialogue of the 2 major sub-groups of Celtic, Goidelic (comprising Irish, Scottish, Gaelic and Manx) and Brittonic (Welsh, Cornish and Breton) including a close survey of 1 consultant from every one workforce, Irish and Welsh.

The moment part considers a number of linguistic gains that are usually considered as attribute of Celtic: spelling platforms, mutations, verbal nouns and note order.

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