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Query:   Spoken Irish and Welsh Corpora in Transcription
Author:  Alessio Frenda
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Language Documentation
Text/Corpus Linguistics

Summary:   Regarding Query: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-3659.html#1

I wish to apologize for delaying the posting of this summary for so long.

I wish to thank the following people for pointing me to the resources
listed below, and of course all the people that contributed to the creation
of such resources. They are, in alphabetical order,

– Brian Ó Curnáin (School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced
Studies), who pointed me to his own study of Iorras Aithneach Irish in West
Galway and to Arndt Wigger’s ‘Caint Ros Muc’, both published by the Dublin
Institute for Advanced Studies. Both works can be accessed online via the
School’s webpage http://www.celt.dias.ie/publications/cat/online.html;

– Arndt Wigger (Bergische Universität Wuppertal), who made the
transcriptions of Caint Ros Muc available to me in PDF;

– Briony Williams (Language Technologies Unit, University of Wales,
Bangor), who directed me to Margaret Deuchar’s corpus of colloquial Welsh
(radio shows and informal conversations), available online via Margaret
Deuchar’s personal page at

To all of them and to the people at the Linguist List, thank you very much
for your help.

Alessio S. Frenda

LL Issue: 18.1303
Date Posted: 30-Apr-2007
Original Query: Read original query


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