Links in English
- 1 Working on Breton
- 2 Learning Breton
- 3 Other Celtic
- 4 Minorized languages in Europe
- 5 On-line ressources on endangered languages
- 6 Free softwares for linguistics
Working on Breton
On-line dictionnaries and Atlas
- Trilingual Dictionnary Preder - English, brezhoneg, français
- Wiktionary : 'wikeriadur'
- ALBB, Atlas linguistique de la Basse-Bretagne, Pierre Le Roux (1927)
- Breton on WALS : The World Atlas of Language Structures Online
- Breton on SSWL: Syntactic Structures of the World's Languages
access to the language
There exist different sources of corpuses that are now available on the internet. See our page on corpuses ressources.
European documentation ressources on Breton sociolinguistics
- Mercator's report on the sociolinguistic situation on the Breton language : Breton in Education in France
- The Euromosaic study : Breton in France
- LSCL, Lublin Studies in Celtic Languages.
Sources for old texts
- has an index of primary source materials in Celtic studies and a project page for *datlā: a Celtic studies bibliography.
- School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
- The 'International Committee for the Defense of the Breton Language' has a list of references that can be usefull for beginners.
- Some breton radios are available under numeric format:
Minorized languages in Europe
- a list of European Minority Languages
- Main European legal documents on regional and minority languages.
- EBLUL Final Report : Support for Minority languages in Europe
- Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity: NPLD
- A Digital Library of Language Relationships (including Minority languages): MultiTree
Mutlti tree is a searchable database of hypotheses on language relationships. One can compare language trees and access bibliographical information on them, see a graphical representation of every scholarly hypothesis on language relationships, view information on every language
- What is an Endangered Language? by Anthony Woodbury, Linguistic Society of America.
- FAQ about endangered languages for the non-specialist.
- "Every time I tell students in my classes about language death and language endangerment, they are surprised and shocked,
- not only at the information itself, but that they had never heard about it before...
- Students should have such basic knowledge about language change, language endangerment, and language death well before
- they happen upon that information in a college classroom."
- This site is meant to be a comprehensive web-resource for the benefit of the linguistic community at large, from those who
- teach courses in field methods, endangered languages, and language revitalization, to those who do or wish to conduct
- field research.
- The site provides access to many of the field manuals produced by the
- Language and Cognition Group at the Max Planck Institute for
- Psycholinguistics. It contains a bonanza of material for the field
- elicitation of semantics and the field collection of verbal behaviour. These
- are unique resources that have been compiled over nearly twenty years of
- investigation of under-studied languages.
On-line ressources on endangered languages
- OREL is a regularly updated library of 250 annotated and categorised links to websites for people interested in endangered language documentation and revitalisation.
- The purpose of the Register of Good Practices in Language Preservation, a project of UNESCO's Endangered Languages Programme,
- is to identify, document, and render visible as well as accessible past and current practices that have proven to be successful
- in the protection of languages and language communities.
- African Anaphora Project is a great example of on-line linguistic documentation.
- Language Description Heritage is an open access digital library
- Statistical summaries by ethnologue.com