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Published: 09 April 1998

464 Pages | maps, figures, tables


ISBN: 9780198237112

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Language Obsolescence and Revitalization

Linguistic Change in Two Sociolinguistically Contrasting Welsh Communities

Mari C. Jones

Clarendon Press

Oxford Studies in Language Contact

  • investigates language death as a setting for language change
  • analyses the revitalization of standard Welsh at the expense of local dialects
  • makes comparisons with Breton and Cornish