LINGUIST List 28.1431

Wed Mar 22 2017

FYI: New Publication: Languages of Scotland and Ulster

Editor for this issue: Yue Chen <yuelinguistlist.org>


Date: 15-Mar-2017
From: Robert McColl Millar <r.millarabdn.ac.uk>
Subject: New Publication: Languages of Scotland and Ulster
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The fifth volume of the rigorously peer-reviewed, free to view Publications of
the Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster is now
available.

Before the Storm: Papers from the Forum for Research on the Languages of
Scotland and Ulster triennial meeting, Ayr 2015.

URL: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/pfrlsu/volumes/vol5-before-the-storm/

Table of contents:

- The emergence of Scots: Clues from Germanic *a reflexes
Rhona Alcorn, Benjamin Molineaux, Joanna Kopaczyk, Vasilis Karaiskos, Bettelou
Los and Warren Maguire

- Scots in the Census: validity and reliability
Caroline Macafee

- The Field-Names of Cnoc a’ Mhadain / Sliddery Muir
Ken MacKinnon

- William Shaw, Controversial Gaelic Lexicographer
Iseabail Macleod

- 23 Months, 4 Coordinators, 1 Aim: a discussion on attempts to develop the
place of Scots Language in education across Scotland
Bruce Eunson

- The be-perfect in transitive constructions in Orkney and Shetland Scots:
Influenced by Norn or not?
Ragnhild Ljosland

- ’Tis (almost) three centuries since. Linguistic explorations in The Lyon in
Mourning
Marina Dossena

- William Simpson’s Account of the Ayrshire Dialect
J. Derrick McClure

- Epenthesis in liquid+consonant clusters in Scots
Warren Maguire

- Dialectal diversity in contemporary Gaelic: perceptions, discourses and
responses
Wilson McLeod

- The Language of Lord Fife in Letters to George Grenville 1763 to 1769
Janet Cruickshank

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Sociolinguistics

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