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Cornish

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Introduction

Bilingualism in English. Some children grow up bilingual. Church services are held in Cornish. There are evening classes, correspondence courses, summer camps, children's play groups. There is a Cornish Language Board. It became extinct as a first language in 1777, but is being revived. Two spelling systems are in use. Taught in some schools. Bible portions 1936.


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References

  • Brown, Wella. A Grammar of Modern Cornish. The Cornish language board. 3 edition. Callington, Cornwall. 2001.
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