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Contributions to the study of early Irish lexicography

William John Mahon

Contributions to the study of early Irish lexicography

by William John Mahon

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish language -- To 1100 -- Lexicography

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination5 microfiches ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21492098M

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"Die 'Contributions. No wonder that in the early stages of the study a Yallancey or a Betham connected the ancient Irish language with the languages of the East, and gravely compared Celtic roots with Chinese or Phenician vocables.

Around A.D. an anonymous Irish student studying in Würzburg in Germany, wrote down explanations in his native tongue on the Latin text of the Epistles of Saint Paul as an aid to help him understand the Latin.

The text and explanations still survive in Würzburg. This is the earliest known attempt at bilingual lexicography in Irish. A survey of the history of dictionaries and lexicons mainly of Old Irish, with a focus on recent innovations and developments.

Introduction. Legal Lexicography. A Comparative Perspective is one of few books devoted to this, as the blurb maintains, ‘most neglected aspect of the discipline of jurilinguistics’ and an attempt to fill the gap in modern lexicographic research.

It presents contributions by experts in comparative law, legal history, terminology, terminography, translation and : Weronika Szemińska. The study of lexical semantics is less ‘autonomous’ book, the graphematic properties of the unit (its ‘spelling’) are automatically given.

Among the other defining properties, meaning is traditionally con-sidered to be most important. Samuel Johnson’s Lexicology and Lexicography. Webster's contributions were so great that he is considered a founding father of the United States. Lexicography as a practice has two fields - general practice and special, or scholarly, practice.

Early Irish literature is the oldest vernacular literature in Western Europe. The earliest existing examples of the written Irish language are Ogham inscriptions dating from the 4th century. Extant manuscripts do not go back farther than the 7th century.

Two works written by Saint Patrick, his Confessio and Letter to Coroticus were written in Latin some time in the 5th century, and preserved in the Book. Contributions to Irish Lexicography. Halle/Saale: Niemeyer. 46 Meyer, Kuno Sanas Cormaic.

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47 Cited by: 1. The book is divided into four parts, reflecting the main types of lexicography. Part I looks at synchronic dictionaries - those for the general public, monolingual dictionaries for second-language learners, and bilingual dictionaries. Roots: lexicography before printing China The earliest dictionaries in the world were compiled in China during the Han Dynasty.

The history of Chinese lexicography has been summarized in English by Li Ming (), more fully by Yong and Peng (). For various reasons, not least the fact that Chinese writing isFile Size: 1MB. Lexicography and lexicology have a common object of study for they describe the vocabulary of a language.

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3, ), the journal of The Irish Astrological Association. In all histories of western astrology there is a curious omission. There are no references to early Irish, nor - indeed - ancient Celtic, astrological practices.

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Irish literature, the body of written works produced by the Irish. This article discusses Irish literature written in English from about ; its history is closely linked with that of English literature. Irish-language literature is treated separately under Celtic literature. After the.

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