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A History of the Irish Language: From the Norman Invasion to Independence

By Aidan Doyle

This book "sets the history of the Irish language in its political and cultural context" and "makes available for the first time material that has previously been inaccessible to non-Irish speakers."


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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

Edited By Keith Allan and Kasia M. Jaszczolt

This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."


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Query Subject:   Uvular fricatives and glottal stops
Author:   Randall Gess
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   DOES ANYONE KNOW OF ANY DIACHRONIC CASES IN WHICH UVULAR FRICATIVES (OR APPROXIMANTS) BECOOME GLOTTAL STOPS, OR OF SYNCHRONIC CASES IN WHICH THE TWO SOUNDS ALTERNATE WITH EACH OTHER?
LL Issue: 8.1471
Date posted: 12-Oct-1997