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Breton orthographies and dialects : the twentieth-century orthography war in Brittany

Author: Iwan Wmffre
Publisher: Oxford : Peter Lang, ©2007.
Series: Contemporary studies in descriptive linguistics, v. 18-19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work is for comparative linguists and Celticists who are keen to study Breton but may be too daunted to undertake such a venture by the wide variety of orthographical conventions which exist within the language. It discusses points of orthographical contention so that their correlation to the spoken varieties of Breton can be judged by the reader.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iwan Wmffre
ISBN: 9783039113644 303911364X 9783039113651 3039113658
OCLC Number: 191241986
Language Note: Text in English with some parts in Breton.
Description: 2 volumes (xxvii, 784 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Vol. 1. The development of modern Breton standards --
v. 2. An analysis of particular spelling conventions in Breton.
Series Title: Contemporary studies in descriptive linguistics, v. 18-19.
Responsibility: Iwan Wmffre.

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This work is for comparative linguists and Celticists who are keen to study Breton but may be too daunted to undertake such a venture by the wide variety of orthographical conventions which exist within the language. It discusses points of orthographical contention so that their correlation to the spoken varieties of Breton can be judged by the reader.

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