THE WELSH LANGUAGE A HISTORY JANET DAVIES
JanetDaviesproposed that the origins of Welshlanguagewere much less definite; in The WelshLanguage: A History, she proposes that Welshmay have been around even earlier than 600 AD. This is evidenced by the dropping of final syllables from Brittonic: *bardos "poet" became bardd, and *abona "river" became afon.
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Prof. Davies also gives an enthusiastic account of the modern revival of the Welsh language, not only in Wales but in other countries. The book increases one's appreciation for the beauty, history, and literary depth of this colorful language. As a Welsh-American laboring to learn Welsh, I found this book to be an added inspiration.Cited by: 2Author: Janet Davies4.7/5(4)Publish Year: 2014
The Welsh Language: A History by Janet Davies
Jan 15, 2014The Welsh Language as a subject might at first sight appear to be only of interest to a small audience, however Janet Davies has produced a very readable book that covers the history of Welsh but then transitions to how, after concerns about the long term viability of Welsh, the language has been re-emphasized as a vital component of Welsh culture and business.4.1/5Ratings: 42Reviews: 5
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This accessible and comprehensive introduction traces the development of the Welsh language from its origins, which extend back at least 2,500 years within Britain, to the present day, when about half a million people around the world speak Welsh. Janet Davies offers a broad historical survey, looking at Welsh-language culture from sixthBrand: University of Wales PressFormat: PaperbackPrice: $20
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Jun 03, 2015Janet Davies (Author) › Visit Amazon's Janet Davies Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. I really enjoyed learns by more of the specifics of Welsh language history and the amazing resilience of this language. Whether you are a linguist or a history-buff, I suggest this read. Read more. 7 people found this helpful.4.6/5(4)Manufacturer: University of Wales PressPrice: $9Format: Kindle
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Jan 15, 2014The 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
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Janet Davies offers a broad historical survey, looking at Welsh-language culture from sixth-century heroic poetry to television and pop music in the late twentieth century.
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Mar 10, 2014Janet Davies was born in Crickhowell and brought up in Brynmawr. She gained a BA in History at Swansea, and an MA on the Political History of Glamorgan at Aberystwyth. The Welsh Language: A History (March 2014, University of Wales Press)
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Janet Davies proposed that the origins of Welsh language were much less definite; in The Welsh Language: A History, she proposes that Welsh may have been around even earlier than 600 AD. This is evidenced by the dropping of final syllables from Brittonic: *bardos "poet" became bardd , and *abona "river" became afon . Early forms: Common Brittonic, Old Welsh, Middle WelshPronunciation: [kəmˈrɑːɨɡ]Language family: Indo-European, CelticInsular Region: United Kingdom (Wales, England),
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