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A Handbook of the Cornish Language chiefly in its latest stages with some account of its history and literature

By Henry Jenner
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  • A Handbook of the Cornish Language, by Henry Jenner
  • A HANDBOOK OF THE CORNISH LANGUAGE chiefly in its latest stages with some account of its history and literature
    • p. ixPREFACE
    • p. 1PART I—THE HISTORY OF THE CORNISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
      • p. 3CHAPTER I—THE STORY OF THE CORNISH LANGUAGE
      • p. 24CHAPTER II—THE LITERATURE AND OTHER REMAINS OF CORNISH
        • Songs and Poems.
        • Verses and Epigrams.
        • Proverbs, Mottoes, and Maxims.
        • Conversations and Phrases.
        • Epitaphs.
        • Letters.
        • Translations.
      • Songs and Poems.
      • Verses and Epigrams.
      • Proverbs, Mottoes, and Maxims.
      • Conversations and Phrases.
      • Epitaphs.
      • Letters.
      • Translations.
    • p. 3CHAPTER I—THE STORY OF THE CORNISH LANGUAGE
    • p. 24CHAPTER II—THE LITERATURE AND OTHER REMAINS OF CORNISH
      • Songs and Poems.
      • Verses and Epigrams.
      • Proverbs, Mottoes, and Maxims.
      • Conversations and Phrases.
      • Epitaphs.
      • Letters.
      • Translations.
    • Songs and Poems.
    • Verses and Epigrams.
    • Proverbs, Mottoes, and Maxims.
    • Conversations and Phrases.
    • Epitaphs.
    • Letters.
    • Translations.
    • p. 47PART II—THE GRAMMAR OF THE CORNISH LANGUAGE
      • p. 49INTRODUCTORY NOTE
      • p. 54CHAPTER I—SPELLING AND PRONUNCIATION
        • § 1.  On the Pronunciation in general.
        • § 2.  The Vowels.
        • § 3.  The Consonants.
      • § 1.  On the Pronunciation in general.
      • § 2.  The Vowels.
      • § 3.  The Consonants.
      • p. 68CHAPTER II—THE INITIAL MUTATIONS
      • p. 73CHAPTER III—THE ARTICLE
        • § 2.  The Indefinite Article.
      • § 2.  The Indefinite Article.
      • p. 75CHAPTER IV—THE NOUN
        • § 1.  The Formation of Nouns.
        • § 2.  The Gender of Nouns.
        • § 3.  The Cases of Nouns.
        • § 4.  The Plural of Nouns.
        • § 5.  The so-called Dual.
      • § 1.  The Formation of Nouns.
      • § 2.  The Gender of Nouns.
      • § 3.  The Cases of Nouns.
      • § 4.  The Plural of Nouns.
      • § 5.  The so-called Dual.
      • p. 91CHAPTER V—THE ADJECTIVE
      • p. 94CHAPTER VI—THE NUMERALS
      • p. 98CHAPTER VII—THE PRONOUNS
        • § 1.  The Personal Pronouns.
        • p. 103§ 2.  The Possessive Pronouns.
        • § 3.  Pronominal Prepositions.
        • § 4.  The Relative Pronoun.
        • § 5.  The Demonstrative Pronouns.
        • § 6.  The Interrogative Pronouns.
        • p. 112§ 7.  The Indefinite Pronouns.
      • § 1.  The Personal Pronouns.
      • p. 103§ 2.  The Possessive Pronouns.
      • § 3.  Pronominal Prepositions.
      • § 4.  The Relative Pronoun.
      • § 5.  The Demonstrative Pronouns.
      • § 6.  The Interrogative Pronouns.
      • p. 112§ 7.  The Indefinite Pronouns.
      • p. 115CHAPTER VIII—THE VERB IN GENERAL
        • $ 2.  The Tenses Of The Inflected Verb.
      • $ 2.  The Tenses Of The Inflected Verb.
      • p. 123CHAPTER IX—THE AUXILIARY VERBS
        • § 1.  Bos, to be.
        • § 2.  Gwîl (older guthil, gruthil, guil, gul), to do.
        • p. 132§ 3.  Gally, to be able.
        • § 4.  Menny, to will, to wish.
      • § 1.  Bos, to be.
      • § 2.  Gwîl (older guthil, gruthil, guil, gul), to do.
      • p. 132§ 3.  Gally, to be able.
      • § 4.  Menny, to will, to wish.
      • p. 135CHAPTER X—PARADIGM OF A REGULAR VERB
      • p. 142CHAPTER XI—THE IRREGULAR VERBS
        • § 1.  Môs, to go.
        • § 2.  Dôs (earlier devonos, donos, devos), to come.
        • § 5.  Dry, to bring.
      • § 1.  Môs, to go.
      • § 2.  Dôs (earlier devonos, donos, devos), to come.
      • § 5.  Dry, to bring.
      • p. 149CHAPTER XII—PREPOSITIONS, CONJUNCTIONS, ADVERBS
        • § 2.  Conjunctions.
        • § 3.  Adverbs.
      • § 2.  Conjunctions.
      • § 3.  Adverbs.
      • p. 154CHAPTER XIII—SWEAR-WORDS AND EXPLETIVES
      • p. 158CHAPTER XIV—THE CONSTRUCTION OF SENTENCES, IDIOMS, ETC.
        • § 2.  Negative and Interrogative Sentences.
        • § 3.  Dependent Sentences or Subordinate Clauses.
        • p. 168§ 4.  The Infinitive or Verbal Noun.
        • § 5.  Some Idioms and Expressions.
        • § 6.  Rules for Initial Mutations.
      • § 2.  Negative and Interrogative Sentences.
      • § 3.  Dependent Sentences or Subordinate Clauses.
      • p. 168§ 4.  The Infinitive or Verbal Noun.
      • § 5.  Some Idioms and Expressions.
      • § 6.  Rules for Initial Mutations.
      • p. 178CHAPTER XV—PROSODY
      • p. 192CHAPTER XVI—NOTE ON THE INTERPRETATION OF CORNISH NAMES
    • p. 49INTRODUCTORY NOTE
    • p. 54CHAPTER I—SPELLING AND PRONUNCIATION
      • § 1.  On the Pronunciation in general.
      • § 2.  The Vowels.
      • § 3.  The Consonants.
    • § 1.  On the Pronunciation in general.
    • § 2.  The Vowels.
    • § 3.  The Consonants.
    • p. 68CHAPTER II—THE INITIAL MUTATIONS
    • p. 73CHAPTER III—THE ARTICLE
      • § 2.  The Indefinite Article.
    • § 2.  The Indefinite Article.
    • p. 75CHAPTER IV—THE NOUN
      • § 1.  The Formation of Nouns.
      • § 2.  The Gender of Nouns.
      • § 3.  The Cases of Nouns.
      • § 4.  The Plural of Nouns.
      • § 5.  The so-called Dual.
    • § 1.  The Formation of Nouns.
    • § 2.  The Gender of Nouns.
    • § 3.  The Cases of Nouns.
    • § 4.  The Plural of Nouns.
    • § 5.  The so-called Dual.
    • p. 91CHAPTER V—THE ADJECTIVE
    • p. 94CHAPTER VI—THE NUMERALS
    • p. 98CHAPTER VII—THE PRONOUNS
      • § 1.  The Personal Pronouns.
      • p. 103§ 2.  The Possessive Pronouns.
      • § 3.  Pronominal Prepositions.
      • § 4.  The Relative Pronoun.
      • § 5.  The Demonstrative Pronouns.
      • § 6.  The Interrogative Pronouns.
      • p. 112§ 7.  The Indefinite Pronouns.
    • § 1.  The Personal Pronouns.
    • p. 103§ 2.  The Possessive Pronouns.
    • § 3.  Pronominal Prepositions.
    • § 4.  The Relative Pronoun.
    • § 5.  The Demonstrative Pronouns.
    • § 6.  The Interrogative Pronouns.
    • p. 112§ 7.  The Indefinite Pronouns.
    • p. 115CHAPTER VIII—THE VERB IN GENERAL
      • $ 2.  The Tenses Of The Inflected Verb.
    • $ 2.  The Tenses Of The Inflected Verb.
    • p. 123CHAPTER IX—THE AUXILIARY VERBS
      • § 1.  Bos, to be.
      • § 2.  Gwîl (older guthil, gruthil, guil, gul), to do.
      • p. 132§ 3.  Gally, to be able.
      • § 4.  Menny, to will, to wish.
    • § 1.  Bos, to be.
    • § 2.  Gwîl (older guthil, gruthil, guil, gul), to do.
    • p. 132§ 3.  Gally, to be able.
    • § 4.  Menny, to will, to wish.
    • p. 135CHAPTER X—PARADIGM OF A REGULAR VERB
    • p. 142CHAPTER XI—THE IRREGULAR VERBS
      • § 1.  Môs, to go.
      • § 2.  Dôs (earlier devonos, donos, devos), to come.
      • § 5.  Dry, to bring.
    • § 1.  Môs, to go.
    • § 2.  Dôs (earlier devonos, donos, devos), to come.
    • § 5.  Dry, to bring.
    • p. 149CHAPTER XII—PREPOSITIONS, CONJUNCTIONS, ADVERBS
      • § 2.  Conjunctions.
      • § 3.  Adverbs.
    • § 2.  Conjunctions.
    • § 3.  Adverbs.
    • p. 154CHAPTER XIII—SWEAR-WORDS AND EXPLETIVES
    • p. 158CHAPTER XIV—THE CONSTRUCTION OF SENTENCES, IDIOMS, ETC.
      • § 2.  Negative and Interrogative Sentences.
      • § 3.  Dependent Sentences or Subordinate Clauses.
      • p. 168§ 4.  The Infinitive or Verbal Noun.
      • § 5.  Some Idioms and Expressions.
      • § 6.  Rules for Initial Mutations.
    • § 2.  Negative and Interrogative Sentences.
    • § 3.  Dependent Sentences or Subordinate Clauses.
    • p. 168§ 4.  The Infinitive or Verbal Noun.
    • § 5.  Some Idioms and Expressions.
    • § 6.  Rules for Initial Mutations.
    • p. 178CHAPTER XV—PROSODY
    • p. 192CHAPTER XVI—NOTE ON THE INTERPRETATION OF CORNISH NAMES
    • p. 203APPENDIX
      • THE DAYS, MONTHS, AND SEASONS IN CORNISH
        • § 1.  The Days of the Week, Dedhyow an Seithan.
        • § 2.  The Months of the Year, Mîsyow an Vledhan.
        • § 3.  The Four Seasons of the Year, Pajer Termen an Vledhan.
        • p. 204§ 4.  Festivals and Holy Days, Dêdh Goilyow ha Dedhyow Sans.
      • § 1.  The Days of the Week, Dedhyow an Seithan.
      • § 2.  The Months of the Year, Mîsyow an Vledhan.
      • § 3.  The Four Seasons of the Year, Pajer Termen an Vledhan.
      • p. 204§ 4.  Festivals and Holy Days, Dêdh Goilyow ha Dedhyow Sans.
      • p. 205LIST OF SOME MODERN BOOKS AND ARTICLES RELATING TO CORNISH
    • THE DAYS, MONTHS, AND SEASONS IN CORNISH
      • § 1.  The Days of the Week, Dedhyow an Seithan.
      • § 2.  The Months of the Year, Mîsyow an Vledhan.
      • § 3.  The Four Seasons of the Year, Pajer Termen an Vledhan.
      • p. 204§ 4.  Festivals and Holy Days, Dêdh Goilyow ha Dedhyow Sans.
    • § 1.  The Days of the Week, Dedhyow an Seithan.
    • § 2.  The Months of the Year, Mîsyow an Vledhan.
    • § 3.  The Four Seasons of the Year, Pajer Termen an Vledhan.
    • p. 204§ 4.  Festivals and Holy Days, Dêdh Goilyow ha Dedhyow Sans.
    • p. 205LIST OF SOME MODERN BOOKS AND ARTICLES RELATING TO CORNISH
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