ELL: Gammon/Irish Tinkers' language

Nakerite at AOL.COM Nakerite at AOL.COM
Tue May 29 11:06:42 UTC 2001


Hello.

Shelta and Tarish are among the languages spoken by the Irish Tinkers.Shelta
is the most documented. The primary work on Shelta comes from MacAlister.

Maclister, R. A. Stewart, 1937. The Secret Languages of Ireland with Special
Reference to the Origin and Nature of the Shelta Language. University Press:
Cambridge.

Shelta - Bearlagair NA Saer Vocabularies  Jean Hunt (Editor)
Format: Paperback, 46pp.
ISBN: 0962681237
Publisher: Hunt Asso
Pub. Date: January  1991

http://www.siu.edu/departments/cola/ling/reports/shelta/
http://home.sprintmail.com/~richardjwaters/shelta.htm
http://sca.lib.liv.ac.uk/collections/gypsy/travell.htm
http://www.angelfire.com/mo2/gypsyrunedhyn/gwagons.html
http://www.christusrex.org/www1/pater/JPN-shelta.html

Patrick
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