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    • Protecting endangered languages: The case of Irish 

      Li, Lan; MacSwiney Brugha, Cathal; Gallagher, Mary (SAHKartell, 2017)
      This article reviews the Irish experience of plurilingual aspiration from three perspectives. It first relates the case for preserving and learning the Irish language to Ireland’s cultural development as an independent ...
    • The Sound-Symbolic Quality of Word-Initial Gr-Cluster in Middle English Alliterative Verse 

      Sadowski, Piotr (The Modern Language Society of Helsinki, 2001)
      Sound symbolism or linguistic iconicity, is based on the assumption that language contains instances of a natural, imitative, non-arbitrary connection between the form of the linguistic sign and its meaning. At the same ...
    • Towards systems semiotics: some remarks and (hopefully useful) definitions 

      Sadowski, Piotr (SemiotiX New Series, 2010-03)
      Investigations into semiotic theory typically begin with the fundamental question: what is a sign? A definition is then offered, usually quoted from an established authority (such as C. S. Peirce), to get the argument ...