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6th century accent adjective alluded already appears Aryan Breton called Capella Glosses Celtic languages Celts Ceridwen consonants Cornish derived dialects diphthong doubt earlier early inscriptions Early Welsh English equivalent fact feminine Fili Filius former Gaulish genitive Goidelic Goidelo-Kymric Greek guage Gwyddel Hie Jacit initial instance Ireland Juvencus Codex Kymric later Latin letters Llanfor Mabinogion manuscript Maqvi meaning mentioned Modern Welsh monosyllables mutation mute nominative noticed occurs Ogam Ogam alphabet Ogham Ogma Ogmic Ogyrven Old Welsh origin perhaps Phoenician Phoenician alphabet phonetic decay plural possibly probably pronounced pronunciation provection question regard represented Runes Runic alphabets Sansk Sanskrit seems sonant sound spelling spirant stands Stokes stone supposed surd syllable Teutonic tion tones trace Venedotis vowel Wales Welsh alphabet Welsh and Irish Welsh language Welsh names Welsh words whence writing written
Page 26 - Welsh were in the habit of changing qv into p about the end of the 5th or the beginning of the 6th century...
Page 378 - In it, they kept, also, some kinnickinnick bark, or sumach, which they always smoked with their tobacco, in the proportion of about three of the former to one of the latter. After smoking and talking...
Page 226 - Alphabet consists of eighteen letters, a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, 1, m, n, o, p, r, s, t, u.
Page 368 - worm' in the Welsh is cruim in the Gaelic. Cruimlher, then, is not a correct change of presbyter : but it is a correct change of premier. The Britons, then, who were in attendance on Patrick when preaching were they who made the change, and it is primter that they changed; and accordingly the literati of the Britons explained it, ie as the worm is bare, sic decet presbyterum, who is bare of sin and quite naked of the world, etc.
Page 112 - ... in a second. Our definition of periodic motion then enables us to answer the question proposed as follows : — The sensation of a musical tone is due to a rapid periodic motion of the sonorous body ; the sensation of a noise to non-periodic motions.
Page 295 - Kymric letters :— et singno crucis in illam fingsi: rogo omnibus ammulantibus ibi exorent pro anima catuoconi.
Page 189 - Silurum colorati vultus et torti plerumque crines, et posita contra Hispania, Iberos veteres trajecisse, easque sedes occupasse, fidem faciunt.
Page 114 - The human ear perceives pendular vibrations alone as simple tones, and resolves all other periodic motions of the air into a series of pendular vibrations, hearing the series of simple tones which correspond with these simple vibrations.
Page 315 - I, r, o, s. After that m, and n, were invented; and after that four others, and they were made into sixteen by the divulgation, and under the proclamation of country and nation. After the coming of the faith in Christ, two other letters, namely u and d. In the time of king Arthur...