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Topic: List of Goidelic languages

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 Gaelic / Goidelic - Language Directory
Goidelic languages were once restricted to Ireland, but in the 6th century Irish colonists and invaders began migrating to Scotland and eventually assimilated the Brythonic language speakers who lived there.
Manx, the former common language of the Isle of Man, is descended from the Gaelic spoken in north east Ireland and the now extinct Gaelic of Galloway (Scotland), with heavy influence from Old Norse because of the Viking invasions.
Goidelic languages may once have been common on the Atlanic coast of Europe and there is some evidence that they were spoken in the region of Galicia in modern Spain.
language-directory.50webs.com /languages/gaelic.htm   (361 words)

 European languages - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is the smallest official language of the EU in terms of speakers.
Three minor source languages for European borrowings are Arabic (esp. in mathematics and science, foreign plants and fruits), Italian (esp. in arts, esp. from the 15th to the 17th c.), German (esp. in arts, education, mining, trading from the 12th to the 20th c.
A minority language can be defined as a language used by a group that defines itself as an ethnic minority group, whereby the language of this group is typologically different and not a dialect of the standard language.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/European_languages   (2805 words)

 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Irish language
Irish (Gaeilge in Irish) is a Goidelic language spoken in Ireland and in small communities in Canada and Argentina.
Irish is constitutionally recognised as the first official language of the Republic of Ireland, and has recently received a degree of formal recognition in Northern Ireland, under the Good Friday Agreement alongside the varieties of Lowland Scots spoken in Northern Ireland.
The revival of interest in the language coincided with other cultural revivals, such as the foundation of the Gaelic Athletic Association and the growth in the performance of plays about Ireland in English, by such luminaries as William Butler Yeats, J.M. Synge, Sean O'Casey and Lady Gregory, with their launch of the Abbey Theatre.
fact-archive.com /encyclopedia/Irish_language   (3865 words)

 LABARA - talking about Celtic language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A language both shapes and is shaped by the values and self-concepts of its community and culture.
The Celtic languages have unusual features within the Indo-European family, which may be due to greater influence from the non-Indo-European languages they displaced and/or to greater retention of archaic forms of Indo-European, but these questions also remain open.
The Irish colonists’ language became dominant on the island and remained so until the tenth century; Man then was ruled by Scandinavia for a few centuries, and Norse left its mark on the language.
www.summerlands.com /crossroads/celticlanguage/labara1.html   (2642 words)

Language is said to be lateralized and processed in the left hemisphere of the brain.
A non-standard dialect is associated with covert prestige and is an ethnic or regional dialect of a language.
The Dravidian languages of Tamil and Telugu are spoken in southeastern India and Sri Lanka.
www.ielanguages.com /linguist.html   (8137 words)

 Home > East Palo Alto, California, CA, 94303, East Palo Alto Real Estate, East Palo Alto Yellow Pages, East Palo ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Also notable are the extinct language Cumbric, and possibly the extinct Pictish (although the late Kenneth H. Jackson argued during the 1950s, from some of the few remaining examples of Pictish, that Pictish was a non-Indo-European language, the majority of modern scholars of Pictish do not agree).
The Brythonic languages spoken in Scotland, the Isle of Man and England began to be displaced in the 5th century through the influence of Irish, Norse and Germanic invaders.
The displacement of the languages of Brythonic descent was probably complete in all of this territory (except Cornwall) by the 11th century (date of extinction in various parts of the territory is debated).
www.eastpaloaltocaus.com /topic/Brythonic_languages   (1254 words)

 Launguages in Medieval Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
One overriding note is that even when a nation or province speaks one language more or less uniformly, it is still possible to travel ten miles and encounter mutually incomprehensible versions of the same language.
Goidelic or Gaelic: Irish Gaelic, Scots Gaelic (Erse), Manx Gaelic
Caucasian languages: A wide variety of languages are spoken in the Caucasian mountains, with only a passing similarity to each other.
www.oz.net /~nataraja/ars/characters/languages.html   (670 words)

 Celtic languages
Within Indo-European, the Celtic languages are most closely related to the Italic languages, with which they form the Italo-Celtic branch.
The differences between P and Q languages are most easily seen in the word for son, mac in Q (hard K sound) and map in P languages.
While none of these characteristics is necessarily unique to the Celtic languages, there are few if any other languages which possess them all.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ce/Celtic_languages.html   (162 words)

 Evertype: List of Language Lists
This file lists e-mail distribution lists devoted primarily to the linguistic study of individual languages and groups of languages (though a couple of others, in particular lists for language learners, have been included as well).
COMPARLINGAFRIC is opened to topics where comparative linguistics in African languages of the Sahel-Sahara zone are the subject of discussion, such as: Languages and language families of the Sahel-Sahara zone: (Mande, Chadic, Berber, Nilo-Saharan...); genetic relationships; the description of changes in the context of languages of oral tradition; linguistic changes and factors concerning language transformation.
Primarily a list focusing on Taiwan's language and language education reform, language activism, vernacular literature, cultural critique, and relevant issues (plus greeting and announcements).
www.evertype.com /langlist.html   (2386 words)

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Language and History in Early Britain : A Chronological Survey of the Brittonic Languages, 1st to 12th century A. Edinburgh : University Press, 1971.
There is an extensive library associated with the list containing monthly logs of every message sent out, programs (ie one to tell the time in conversational Gaelic), reference materials (including dictionaries), contact addresses for organisations etc. Most of the topics discussed on Gaelic-L are cultural or current affairs or what's on.
Information on Gaelic-L, the gaelic based mailing list, is available here as well as information on how to subscribe to this valuable and incredibly useful forum for both learners and fluent speakers of all three gaelic languages.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/academic/languages/gaelic/Scc/celts_section   (5486 words)

 Shelta language
Although heavily influenced by non-Celtic languages, Shelta is classified as part of the Goidelic branch of the Celtic language family.
The language is spoken almost exclusively by Travellers, though linguists have documented Shelta since at least the 1870s.
This refers to the nomadic lifestyle of the Travellers, as well as the fact that they were commonly referred to for a time as "the Walking People" by English speakers in Ireland.
www.askfactmaster.com /Shelta   (227 words)

 Celtling Listserv Links
This is a collection of Listservs relating to the individual languages in general, not necessarily for learning it.
A list dedicated to the academic discussion of the Brittonic languages (Brittonic, Cumbric, Welsh, Breton, Cornish) and their literature, from ancient times through the medieval period.
The Continental Celtic list is a forum for the discussion of the Continental Celtic languages and cultures.
www.personal.psu.edu /staff/e/j/ejp10/celtling/listservs.html   (333 words)

 Evertype: The Alphabets of Europe
Accordingly, languages are listed by family and subfamily in clause 1.2.1, and alphabetically in clause 1.2.2.
For each language, first the name of the language is given in English, followed by the original name of the language in its natural spelling, with a transliteration into Latin letters in parentheses where the original language does not use the Latin script.
In some cases, especially in the case of the “lesser-used” languages, this information may have been inferred from the preferred quotation marks used by a “dominant” language in the area in which the “lesser-used” language is found.
www.evertype.com /alphabets/index.html   (3504 words)

 Languages of Europe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Romance languages descended from the Vulgar Latin spoken across most of the lands of the Roman Empire.
However, there are pitch accent languages in Europe, which are believed by some to be tonal: Croatian (e.g.
Frisian, Scottish Gaelic, Turkish)—especially allochthonous minority languages are not given official status in the EU (in part because they are not part of the cultural heritage of a civilization).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_languages   (3006 words)

 Study Questions Baugh 2
Excluding Hittite and Tocharian (dead languages), list the nine remaining branches of the Indo-European family of languages.
List any two languages that developed out of the North Germanic sub-branch.
List any two languages that developed out of the West Germanic sub-branch.
web.cn.edu /kwheeler/study/328_Baugh_02.html   (1002 words)

 marine engines, engine parts, high performance boat engines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Most of the many languages of Europe belong to the Indo-European language family.
The scope of this article also includes languages spoken outside of continental Europe that linguistically belong to European language families (such as Afrikaans, Pennsylvania German and Persian).
In some languages the grammatical gender is also relevant in the 3rd pl. (e.g.
www.boatenginesystemsiworld.com /wiki3-info/Indo-European_languages   (2960 words)

 Teonaht Homepage, Sally Caves © 1998
Your invented language will never have the history of an actual one; it is more like an imaginary or model city, to which you can give the appearance of age and history.
Brithenig, by Andrew Smith; a language based on the premise that Brythonic, or P-Celtic, combined in an alternate history with vulgar Latin to produce something halfway between Welsh and Italian.
Kélen, by Sylvia Sotomeyer, a language spoken by non-humans whose most prominent feature, perhaps, lies in its use of "relationals" instead of a large class of open verbs.
www.frontiernet.net /~scaves/teonaht.html   (1574 words)

 Jeff Lindqvist's Celtic Languages
The structure of the language is very similar with the Indo-European, as the vowels hardly differ from the French linguist Antoine Meillet's reconstructed language.
The Insular Celtic languages have a few characteristics, all of which are nowhere to be found in the other Indo-European languages.
The final syllables disappeared in most languages, but remained in the Insular Celtic, which is shown in this sentence: *sindos kattos koilos, 'the slender cat' (goidelic nominative), which in Old Irish sounds in catt coel, but the genitive, however, *sindí kattí koilí, 'of the slender cat', sounds in chatt choíl, with changed initial consonants.
www.fortunecity.com /bally/carlow/122/lingo/celt_lang.html   (2194 words)

 [No title]
In the listing below, the name of the list is given in capital letters inside parentheses.
A list of mailing lists available on Internet is available by anonymous ftp from ftp.nisc.sri.com ( in the file /netinfo/ interest-groups.
The order of the lists follows somewhat the Library of Congress Subject headings; no attempt at bibliographical perfection has been attempted.
www.umich.edu /~archive/linguistics/linguist.list/list.of.lists   (249 words)

 Ruhlen: Classification and List of Languages of the World
Languages are given in capitalized lower-case letters, groups in all capitals.
Languages and groups preceded by + are extinct.
The number of languages in each group is shown as [extant+extinct] after the name of the group.
www.ling.hawaii.edu /faculty/stampe/Linguistics/Ruhlen/ruhlen.html   (4340 words)

 The Ogmios Celtic Language Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Languages, we are in no way affiliated with the Foundation or its newsletter
The Ogmios Project is a learners' association which is dedicated to helping Pagans learn Celtic languages by providing a platform for them to ask Pagan related language questions.
You subscribe to the mailing list, use the exercises and message boards, then you eventually give back what you get.
www.summerlands.com /crossroads/celticlanguage   (318 words)

 [No title]
Subject: languages in Florida In response to Allan C. Wechsler re: Seminole: Seminole is listed as a dialect of Muskogee (along with Creek & similar to Mikasuki, at the S. tip of Florida) in Grimes, B.F. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 12th edition.
Finally, a couple of remarks from the field of child language acquisition: Allan Wechsler () notes that 'coronals are acquired late...
The Seminoles displaced the original languages of Florida, Timucua in the north and Calusa in the south [2, 4, 5, 6].
www.umich.edu /~archive/linguistics/linguist.list/volume.3/no.1001-1015   (8865 words)

 Foundation For Endangered Languages. Home
At the 1995 meeting of the Committee on Endangered Languages and Their Preservation in New Orleans, Louisiana, a survey was proposed on endangered languages with which the members of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) have worked or are working.
Language researchers responded to our survey from Australia (3), Belize (1), Canada (8), China (1), Denmark (2), England (5), Germany (2), Hong Kong (1), Japan (1), Mexico (2), the the Netherlands (5), Scotland (1), Spain (1), Venezuela (1), and the rest from the United States (75).
The resource list was initially compiled by Dr. Anthony (Tony) Woodbury of the University of Texas at Austin for the Committee on Endangered Languages and Their Preservation, Linguistic Society of America.
www.ogmios.org /54.htm   (4188 words)

 E-MELD - List of Extinct Languages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The following is a list of extinct languages.
Clicking on a language name will link you to the Ethnologue entry on this language.
Clicking on a family name will generate a family tree for that language family.
emeld.org /features/get-extinct.cfm   (57 words)

 Studies in Celtic Linguistics Online
Lists of books, language courses, can be obtained from the WELSH-L listserver by sending the following line to listserv@listserv.hea.ie:
These languages are also a topic to be discussed in the Mailinglist OLD-IRISH-L (see above).
The Centre of Celtic Languages and Cultures is an association to promote and foster the studies of the modern Celtic languages and cultures.
members.aol.com /minoritas/celtese.htm   (325 words)

 The U of MT -- Mansfield Library LangFing Celtic
You have reached the Celtic Languages page which is just one part of the "Language Finger" homepage, which is an index by language to the holdings of the Mansfield Library at The University of Montana.
Breton, Cornish, Gaulish, and Welsh are the Brythonic languages, while Manx and Irish, the latter with its off-shoot of Scots Gaelic, are the Goidelic languages.
Included here are works which cover more than one Celtic language, or in which the individual language cannot be further determined.
www.lib.umt.edu /guide/lang/celtich.htm   (2286 words)

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Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (the Welsh Language Society)
Language and culture - brief introduction in English
Repertoires of characters for languages of Europe, by Michael Everson
members.aol.com /minoritas/minor.htm   (525 words)

 Ethnologue report for Ireland
The number of languages listed for Ireland is 5.
The informal system is referred to as 'Deaf Sign Language'.
Irish Sign Language is a new unified system, a manual code for English.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Ireland   (219 words)

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