Ar 02:17 -0800 1999-12-09, scríobh Marco.Cimarosti@icl.com:
>I believe (but am far to be sure) that the last Cornish mother-tongue
>speaker died at the beginning of this century. If this is right, perhaps
>there exist sound recordings of genuine spoken Cornish.
No, that was Manx Gaelic, of which there are many very good speakers thanks
in part to the recordings.
>I think that many Celtists would not even agree that Cornish is dead today,
>as some people is probably teaching it to their childres as a first
I know a number of such children personally.
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