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Title: English and Celtic in Contact
Written By: Markku Filppula
Juhani Klemola
Heli Paulasto
URL: http://www.routledgelanguages.com/books/English-and-Celtic-in-Contact-isbn9780415266024
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics
Description:

This book provides the first comprehensive account of the history and
extent of Celtic influences in English. Drawing on both original research
and existing work, it covers both the earliest medieval contacts and their
linguistic effects and the reflexes of later, early modern and modern
contacts, especially various regional varieties of English.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Celtiberian
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Format: Electronic
ISBN: 0203895002
ISBN-13: 9780203895009
Pages: 332
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ISBN: 0415266025
ISBN-13: 9780415266024
Pages: 332
Prices: U.S. $ 125.00