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Applies the principles of contemporary linguistics to the study of Latin and provides clear explanations of grammatical rules alongside diagrams to illustrate complex structures.


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The Ancient Language, and the Dialect of Cornwall, with an Enlarged Glossary of Cornish Provincial Words

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Containing around 3,700 dialect words from both Cornish and English,, this glossary was published in 1882 by Frederick W. P. Jago (1817–92) in an effort to describe and preserve the dialect as it too declined and it is an invaluable record of a disappearing dialect and way of life.


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Title: Introduction: what are mergers and can they be reversed?
Author: Warren Maguire
Institution: University of Edinburgh
Author: Lynn Clark
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Institution: Lancaster University
Author: Kevin Watson
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Homepage: http://www.ling.lancs.ac.uk/profiles/Kevin-Watson/
Institution: University of Canterbury
Linguistic Field: Phonology
Abstract: In his foundational book on accents of English, Wells (1982: 374–5) describes the apparent merger of the vowels in the and lexical sets in Tyneside English (‘Geordie’) as follows: ‘In the broadest Geordie the lexical set is merged with , /ɔː/: work [wɔːk], first [fɔːst], shirt [ʃɔːt] (= short).’

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