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The Secret Languages of Ireland

R. A. Stewart Macalister

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ISBN 10: 1107671507 / ISBN 13: 9781107671508
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Paperback. 296 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.9in. x 0.6in.Originally published in 1937, this highly influential book examines the secret languages of Ireland, particularly the Shelta tongue spoken by Irish Travellers, and the various written and spoken forms of Ogham. An appendix at the back allows for the translation of certain English words into a variety of languages, such as Bog-Latin and Barlagair na Ser. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Ireland and the historical languages of its people. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781107671508

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Title: The Secret Languages of Ireland

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Originally published in 1937, this highly influential book examines the 'secret' languages of Ireland, particularly the Shelta tongue spoken by Irish Travellers, and the various written and spoken forms of Ogham. An appendix at the back allows for the translation of certain English words into a variety of languages, such as Bog-Latin and Bēarlagair na Sāer. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Ireland and the historical languages of its people.

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Originally published in 1937, this highly influential book examines the 'secret' languages of Ireland, particularly the Shelta tongue spoken by Irish Travellers, and the various written and spoken forms of Ogham. An appendix at the back allows for the translation of certain English words into a variety of languages.

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