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The Welsh Language
The Welsh Language

The Welsh Language

A History
Janet Davies
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The Welsh Language

A History
Janet Davies
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The existence of the Welsh-language can come as a surprise to those who assume that English is the foundation language of Britain. However, J. R. R. Tolkien described Welsh as the 'senior language of the men of Britain'. Visitors from outside Wales may be intrigued by the existence of Welsh and will want to find out how a language which has, for at least fifteen hundred years, been the closest neighbour of English, enjoys such vibrancy, bearing in mind that English has obliterated languages thousands of miles from the coasts of England.

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Publisher
University of Wales Press
Year
2014
ISBN
9781783161294
Topic
Languages & Linguistics
Subtopic
Linguistics
Edition
1

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