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  Welsh language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg, pronounced [kəmˈrɑːɨɡ], [ə ɡəmˈrɑːɨɡ]), is a member of the Brythonic branch of Celtic spoken natively in Wales (Cymru), England by some along the Welsh border, and in the Chubut Valley, a Welsh immigrant colony in the Patagonia region of Argentina.
Although Welsh is a minority language, support for the language grew during the second half of the 20th century, along with the rise of nationalist political organisations such as the political party Plaid Cymru and Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (the Welsh Language Society).
Welsh morphology has much in common with that of the other modern Insular Celtic languages, such as the use of initial consonant mutations, and the use of so-called "conjugated prepositions" (prepositions that fuse with the personal pronouns that are their object).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Welsh_language   (4196 words)

  
 Wales - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The traditional women's Welsh costume, incorporating a tall fl hat, was devised in the nineteenth century by Lady Llanover, herself a prominent patron of the Welsh language and culture.
Wales has been a principality since the 13th century, initially under the Welsh prince Llywelyn the Great, and later under his grandson, Llywelyn the Last, who took the title Prince of Wales around 1258, and was recognised by the English Crown in 1277 by the Treaty of Aberconwy.
The main population and industrial areas are in South Wales, consisting of the cities of Cardiff, Swansea and Newport and surrounding areas.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Wales   (1738 words)

  
 GardeningDaily - Welsh language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg), not to be confused with Welsh English (the English language as spoken in Wales), is a member of the Brythonic branch of Celtic spoken natively in the western part of Britain known as Wales (Cymru), and in the Chubut Valley, a Welsh immigrant colony in the Patagonia region of Argentina.
Although Welsh is a minority language, and thus threatened by the dominance of English, support for the language grew during the second half of the 20th century, along with the rise of nationalist political organisations such as the political party Plaid Cymru and Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (the Welsh Language Society).
Welsh also uses a grave accent to mark vowels that should be short, when a long vowel would normally be expected, eg pas [paːs] 'a cough', pàs [pas] 'a pass/permit'; mwg [muːg] 'a smoke', mẁg [mʊg] 'a mug' [1].
www.gardeningdaily.com /flowers-and-plants/Welsh_language   (2568 words)

  
 List of Welsh principal areas by percentage Welsh language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a List of Welsh principal areas by the percentage of those professing some skills in the Welsh language in Wales in the 2001 UK census.
The census did not record Welsh speakers living outside of Wales.
For the purpose of this table, all combinations other than "No knowledge of Welsh" have been combined.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Welsh_principal_areas_by_percentage_Welsh_language   (135 words)

  
 Wales Information Center - map of wales
Wales has been a principality since the 13th century, initially under the Welsh prince Llywelyn the Great, and later under his grandson, Llywelyn the Last, who johnson & wales took the title Prince of police websites in wales Wales around 1258, and was recognised by the English Crown in 1277 by the Treaty of Aberconwy.
Since 1993 and the passing of the prince madoc of wales Welsh Language Act it has been law for all documents produced by public bodies to be prince harry of wales in both English and Welsh.
Percentage of the British population self-identifying as Welsh: 14.39% (controversially, there was no question on the map of wales Census form asking this — people had to write this in).
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_T_-_Z/Wales.html   (2046 words)

  
 Jonathon Delacour: Language Archives
Language, linguistic dominance, are the cannons of cultural warfare.
Language Hat’s status as a linguistic imperialist would seem to depend on whether or not his command of the languages of dominant cultures is balanced by his fluency in languages under threat.]
Not surprisingly, Google searches on “beautiful sounding language” and “language sounds beautiful” yield conflicting opinions—though Tolkien appears near the top of each list of results: Quenya is described as “the most beautiful sounding model language, spoken by one of the most compelling fictional races ever portrayed” while Tolkien’s love of Welsh is frequently cited.
weblog.delacour.net /archives/cat_language.html   (12247 words)

  
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This is the third volume in a pioneering series of authoritative studies on the social history of the Welsh language.
Language of worship in new Anglican churches established from 1826 onwards, and principal language zones c.1900
The Gaelic language area defined pre-1800: the extent of the Gaidhealtachd in 1698, 1765 and 1806
www.uwp.co.uk /book_desc/1467.html   (815 words)

  
 Search the Opinions of the US Circuit Courts
Welsh first claims that the Commonwealth failed to meet its burden of proving that its prosecution of Welsh would have been based on evidence independent of Welsh's immunized testimony.
The principal ground for challenging a petition was that the petitioner wasn't registered to vote at the address shown on it.
The principal challenge is that the indictment alleged and the District Court instructed the jury on a theory of fraud that is invalid as a matter of law.
www.law.cornell.edu /usca/search?query=437   (14088 words)

  
 ConsultingTools
The principal behind it is that of all the different "work elements" embedded in people's daily activities some will be more appealing than others.
Since this is an ongoing process (new language versions of Facet5 are being added regularly), it is clear that we need to have a standardised process for norm creation so that the norms for Brazil in Portuguese are comparable with the norms for Denmark in Danish.
When a Facet5 is implemented in a new area, whether or not it involves a translation, we collect data according to a stratified sample.
dev.consultingtools.info /Facet5TechnicalReview/index.html   (11254 words)

  
 English Usage Archives Page
Language expert Iseabail Macleod said researchers working on the new dictionar ies had noticed that rhyming slang was becoming more common north of the border, particularly in Glasgow, but said the Scottish version would fall hard on English ears.
Entitled "The Atoms of Language: The Mind's Hidden Rules of Grammar" (Basic Books, 2001), the book describes research by Chomsky and Mark C. Baker, a Rutgers University linguist, which shows that languages as diverse as American-Indian and African tongues are built on a basic hierarchy of parameters that form the basis of a language's grammar.
Mercurius is as recognisable in the French mercredi as in Romanian Mercuri or Welsh Mercher.
www.yaelf.com /archives.shtml   (17598 words)

  
 Language Log: July 2004 Archives
Although the findings deal only with language, and in fact only with specific aspects of sentence comprehension, the paper's discussion extends the hypothesis to much broader ideas about autism as characterized by, or even caused by, lack of adequate integration among different brain areas.
I'll take this as confirmation of my conviction that language ought to be intrinsically interesting on many levels to almost everyone, and I'll take the headline to mean that our stuff appeals to the word lovers as much as to those with other orientations.
The first transcript is of an interview with a mainstream American speaker (a retired high school principal) while the second comes from an interview with someone who is not a native speaker, but whose transcribed speech seems otherwise quite fluent and correct.
itre.cis.upenn.edu /~myl/languagelog/archives/2004_07.html   (14236 words)

  
 Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Wales (Welsh: Cymru; pronounced "Kum-REE", IPA: /ˈkəmɹi/) is a nation, a country, and one of the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom (along with England, Scotland and Northern Ireland).
Wales remained a Celtic region, and its people kept speaking the Welsh language, even as the Celtic elements of neighbouring England and Scotland gradually disappeared.
The main population and industrial areas are in South Wales, including the capital, Cardiff, and the other two major cities, Swansea and Newport.
www.info-pedia.net /about/wales   (1567 words)

  
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But the announcement was delayed because it was feared news of documentary and arts programme-makers getting P45s might send the wrong signal to the culture secretary, Tessa Jowell, while she was deciding whether to give the go-ahead for the BBC's proposed new digital TV services.
The Syria trip joins the list of growing diplomatic setbacks since Mr Blair and the foreign secretary, Jack Straw, embarked on a series of whirlwind tours after the September 11 attacks.
Finally (and the most important in the context of this article), it's totally unclear what all those bills have in reality to do with civil society, and in what way their adoption, in the opinion of the law-makers, would contribute to development of civil society in Russia or its ?strengthening?.
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/a-list/2001-November.txt   (17930 words)

  
 Real-Time Rendering Resources
Welsh gives a basic solution to the problem using the GPU, providing bits of source code.
Vertigo is a shading language from Microsoft Research that focusses on procedural modeling, shading, and texturing.
One not listed is FastCar, for vehicle simulation, which has a free downloadable version.
www.realtimerendering.com   (11832 words)

  
 Progressive men of Minnesota. Biographical sketches and portraits of the leaders in business, politics and the ...
The first of the three principal divisions was called the Isanyati, whose chief band was the M'dewakantonwan, and their territory was around the shores of Mille Lacs and along the borders of Rum River.
The principal event in the closing part of this period was the founding of St. Paul, in 1840.
Other acts were passed requiring all railroads, not subject to special tax laws, to pay a percentage of their gross earnings in lieu of taxes; forbidding the sale of watered stock, and making companies liable for the negligence of their servants.
lcweb2.loc.gov /gc/lhbum/19129/19129.sgm   (20055 words)

  
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The totals of the German official lists of losses for the entire war to July 19, 1917, were as follows: Killed or died of wounds, 1,032,800; died of sickness, 72,960; prisoners and missing, 591,966; wounded, 2,825,581; making a grand total of casualties of 4,523,307.
The Germans had planned an attack to be delivered at the same moment, and sent in wave after wave of infantry in desperate efforts to regain their lost positions.
THE FIRST AMERICAN CASUALTIES The first list of Americans killed and wounded in combat with the enemy reached Washington on October 17, in an official report from Rear Admiral Sims of an encounter between a German submarine and an American destroyer.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/1/0/1/4/10147/10147.txt   (17729 words)

  
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Ankara is suspected of seeking to foster ethnic unrest in the area in an effort to trigger a peacekeeping intervention under the pretext that northern Iraq's sizable Turkoman minority needs protection from the Kurds.
Illegal drug use involves a negligible percentage of the population, and is being resolutely combated.
He is happy to talk to anyone about this, if you're interested in passing such legislation in your city (the list is growing) or if you have a connection for him on a radio or TV spot.
lists.econ.utah.edu /pipermail/a-list/2003-May.txt   (19448 words)

  
 Ray's List of Weird and Disgusting Foods
When I was serving with the army, the training areas are littered with many sampa durian trees.
Some things make the list regardless of the skill and care with which they were prepared.
There are several theories, but the most likely have the dish originating in the area around Arthabaska, Quebec, in the heart of a dairy region.
www.geocities.com /adams_dhanjal/recipes/archive/Rays_List_of_Weird_and_Disgusting_Foods.htm   (14718 words)

  
 Favorite Munchy Food (List Your Favorite UNUSUAL Munchies)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
You can list potato chips as long as it is an offbeat flavor or type.
Eating with your hands - while most of us are quite familiar with our principal utensils of fork and knife, there is that childlike satisfaction in eating with fingers, especially when there is a flavorful sauce to lick off.
All the principals are now deceased, but Dominic, who took over the bar from his parents, told the story differently to Calvin Trillin (1980) of the New Yorker magazine.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/chat/697749/posts   (16289 words)

  
 News & Events
The interest on these funds are offered every year in the form of student scholarships, and the principal remains in place to earn interest and help another student the following year.
These scholarships range in amount from $1,500 to $3,500 per year and are renewable for the student as long as they meet academic progress guidelines.
Each of the honor societies is committed to academic excellence in their respective areas.
www.stac.edu /newsarch2.htm   (5374 words)

  
 ISPCON: Faculty List
Rankings are based on the percentage revenue growth over five years, from 1999-2003.
With more than 10 years of experience in the information security area, he is a recognized expert on messaging security and a frequent speaker at industry events.
Fred Goldstein is principal of Ionary Consulting, where he advises companies on technical, regulatory and business issues related to the telecommunications and Internet industries, especially in areas where the two overlap.
www.ispcon.com /spring2006/attend-faculty.asp   (12045 words)

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