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.
Open Linguistics invites manuscripts for the Topical Issue ''Towards Branch- Crossing Isoglosses in Indo-European''. By branch-crossing isoglosses we mean those convergent isoglosses (phonetic, lexical or grammatical) that are shared by some historically attested Indo-European languages regardless their immediate genetic affiliation. Such isoglosses have been observed since the proposal of the Wave Model by Johannes Schmidt. However, a systematic and comprehensive approach to this phenomenon is still a desideratum.
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