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Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks [With 3 Audio CD] [With Audio CD]
Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks [With 3 Audio CD] [With Audio CD]
by Roibeard O. Maolalaigh
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Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks has been written both as a self-tuition course for beginners and also for use within the classroom. You may want to learn Gaelic because of a general interest in Celtic or Scottish history and culture, or because it was... (read more)

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Irish-English English-Irish Dict (Language Dictionaries Series)
Irish-English English-Irish Dict (Language Dictionaries Series)
by Davidovic Mladen
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A traveler's dictionary, phrasebook, and pronunciation guide for passing the time of day with the few remaining speakers of Irish Gaelic. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Lonely Planet Irish Language & Culture (Lonely Planet Language & Culture: Irish)
Lonely Planet Irish Language & Culture (Lonely Planet Language & Culture: Irish)
by Janet (edt) Austin
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Bejaysus and begorrah! The next best thing for anyone not blessed with the gift of the gab --a grand tour through the language, lilt and laughter of Ireland old and new. So join in the craic, forget the Blarney Stone and wrap your tongue around English... (read more)

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Complete Irish with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide
Complete Irish with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide
by Diarmuid O Se
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It's easy to teach yourself Irish Complete Irish with Two Audio CDs: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Irish, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Irish with... (read more)

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Welsh Learner's Dictionary
Welsh Learner's Dictionary
by Heini Gruffudd
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This Welsh dictionary provides learners with what they really need: complete examples of words and phrases in context. Readers can learn Welsh usages as well as words.... (read more)

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The Celtic Languages
The Celtic Languages
by Martin J. Ball
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This comprehensive volume describes in depth all the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives, with individual chapters on Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish. Organized for ease of reference, The... (read more)

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Learning Irish: an Introductory Self-tutor
Learning Irish: an Introductory Self-tutor
by Micheal O'siadhail
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This text is an introductory course to the Irish language. It provides a pedagogical approach to the ordinary language learner, while also offering the professional linguist with an authentic description of the spoken language. A set of audio tapes are... (read more)

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Fruhe Neuzeit, #17: Akten Des Zweiten Deutschen Keltologen-Symposiums: (Bonn, 2.-4. April 1997)
Fruhe Neuzeit, #17: Akten Des Zweiten Deutschen Keltologen-Symposiums: (Bonn, 2.-4. April 1997)
by Stefan Zimmer
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This collection contains papers held at a symposium concerning the present state of Celtic studies, particularly in Germany. Various aspects of Celtic literatures and languages are discussed, with a number of articles on language contact. The period... (read more)

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Buchreihe Der Zeitschrift Fur Celtische Philologie, #16: The Syntax of the Sentence in Old Irish: Selected Studies from a Descriptive, Historical and Comparative Point of View. New Edition with Additi
Buchreihe Der Zeitschrift Fur Celtische Philologie, #16: The Syntax of the Sentence in Old Irish: Selected Studies from a Descriptive, Historical and Comparative Point of View. New Edition with Additi
by Padraig Mac Coisdealbha
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Old Irish is the language of Ireland in the period from the 8th to the 10th century AD, and is the oldest Celtic language well enough attested for adequate grammatical study. The book provides the only available detailed linguistic analysis of the... (read more)

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Celtic Languages
Celtic Languages
by Martin J. Ball
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This comprehensive volume describes in depth all the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives, with individual chapters on Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish. Organized for ease of reference, The... (read more)

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The Celtic Languages (Cambridge Language Surveys)
The Celtic Languages (Cambridge Language Surveys)
by Donald Macaulay
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Six modern Celtic languages are described in this volume. Four of these, Modern Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton, are living community languages. The other two, Manx and Cornish, survived into the modern period, but are no longer extant as... (read more)

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Principles and Parameters in a Vso Language: A Case Study in Welsh (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax)
Principles and Parameters in a Vso Language: A Case Study in Welsh (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax)
by Ian G. Roberts
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This is the first book-length study of Welsh syntax in English using minimalist theory. The central empirical issue addressed is an analysis of word order and clause structure in Welsh, within the context of the Principles and Parameters theory and Welsh... (read more)

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Irish Gaelic (Spoken World)
Irish Gaelic (Spoken World)
by Living Language
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A Handbook of the Cornish Language: Chiefly in Its Latest Stages, with Some Account of Its History and Literature (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
A Handbook of the Cornish Language: Chiefly in Its Latest Stages, with Some Account of Its History and Literature (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
by Henry Jenner
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'Why should Cornishmen learn Cornish?' asked Henry Jenner (1848 1934) in the preface to this 1904 publication, dating from the beginnings of the Cornish revival. Jenner admits that 'the reason ... is sentimental and not in the least practical'. Born in... (read more)

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Principles and Parameters in a Vso Language: A Case Study in Welsh (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax)
Principles and Parameters in a Vso Language: A Case Study in Welsh (Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax)
by Ian G. Roberts
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Introducing a lucid and succinct analysis of the main syntactic properties of Welsh, Roberts puts forward a general analysis of clause structure, agreement, case-marking and other phenomena. He also provides us with a comparative analysis of these... (read more)

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Complete Gaelic: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself Language)
Complete Gaelic: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself Language)
by Teach Yourself
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It's easy to teach yourself Gaelic! Complete Gaelic: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Gaelic, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Gaelic with confidence. Within... (read more)

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Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory #32: Particles and Projections in Irish Syntax
Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory #32: Particles and Projections in Irish Syntax
by N Duffield
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Particles and Projections in Irish Syntax presents an analysis of Modern Irish syntax, in which the particulars of Irish syntax are shown to inform more general theoretical issues, revealing both the scope of Universal Grammar as well as the limits to... (read more)

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Scottish Placenames. Iain Taylor
Scottish Placenames. Iain Taylor
by Iain Taylor
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Scotland is a land of many languages—Gaelic, Norse, Pictish, Brythonic, Anglo Saxon, Modern English and some from before recorded time. The result for the visitor is a confusing series of overlapping layers of place names, difficult to... (read more)

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Essential Gaelic Dictionary: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself)
Essential Gaelic Dictionary: A Teach Yourself Guide (Teach Yourself)
by Boyd Robertson
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With over 24,000 definitions, including everyday idioms and expressions, here is the perfect tool to support your Gaelic language-learning Essential Gaelic Dictionary contains mutated forms of nouns, verbs, adjectives, and prepositions integrated into... (read more)

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Irish (Pimsleur Quick and Simple)
Irish (Pimsleur Quick and Simple)
by Not Available (na)
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Q&S Irish, a stand-alone 8-lesson, 4 hours, audio-only, effective language learning with real-life spoken practice sessions.... (read more)

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