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Published by G. Routledge & sons, ltd. in London .
Written in English



  • Essex (England),
  • England,
  • Essex


  • English language -- Dialects -- England -- Essex -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc,
  • Essex (England) -- Languages -- Dictionaries

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Edition Notes

Other titlesEssex dialect dictionary.
Statementby Edward Gepp ...
LC ClassificationsPE1891 .G4
The Physical Object
Paginationix p., 1 l., 80 p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6632975M
LC Control Number21004480

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A contribution to an Essex dialect dictionary. Supplement Item Preview Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: A CONTRIBUTION TO AN ESSEX DIALECT DICTIONARY BY EDWARD GEPP, M.A. LATE VICAR OF HIGH EASIER, ESSEX LONDON GEORGE ROUTLEDGE & SONS, LTD, BROADWAY HOUSE: CARTER LANE, E.G. INTRODUCTION WHEN a Dialect Dictionary is constructed for a county or a district, the usual plan, I believe, is for a general editor to gather contributions from correspondents . 8RZ3MZZZQADU Doc # A Contribution to an Essex Dialect Dictionary (Classic Reprint) A Contribution to an Essex Dialect Dictionary (Classic Reprint) Filesize: MB Reviews Extremely helpful to all category of individuals. I have got go through and that i am confident that i will likely to read through once again again later on. Once you begin to read the book, it is extremely difficult to leave it . Contribution to an Essex dialect dictionary. London, G. Routledge & Sons [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Edward Gepp.

Abstract. Repr. from the Essex review, Oct. , July , April Mode of access: Internet. A contribution to an Essex dialect dictionary, By Edward. Gepp. Abstract "Reprinted from the Essex Review, v. XXIX, October ".Accompanied by "Supplement I " (13 p. 22 cm.)Mode of access: Internet Topics: English language. Edward Gepp, M.A., the late Vicar of High Easter, Essex, was the author of this interesting work, the second edition of which appeared in [quoteright]In his introduction, Edward Gepp stoutly defends dialect against its detractors: Many people seem to regard dialect as . Overview. Oxford University Press published The English Dialect Dictionary, being the complete vocabulary of all dialect words still in use, or known to have been in use during the last two hundred years; founded on the publications of the English Dialect Society and on a large amount of material never before printed in 6 volumes between and Its compilation and printing was funded.

  My recent foraging uncovered an excellent book, which I just have to share with you. An Essex Dialect Dictionary is a dictionary of the dialect of early twentieth century Essex, and was written in by Edward Gepp – the then retired vicar of High Easter (a small very rural village in North-West Essex – a few miles from Great Dunmow). Another charm of the Essex dialect is its richness in local proverbs and sayings. Here is a selection of the most interesting: As wise as Walthams calf (who went nine miles to suck a bull and came home as dry as he went). Here the addition is a perversion of the original meaning, which is a dig at the monks for their foolish preaching. Features of Essex dialect-Phonetic substitution of 'g' phoneme for 'k' Non-standard grammar features- pluralisation of the -phoneme 'you' for 'youse'-'Was' instead of 'were'-The 'th' consonant cluster is often pronounced as 'f' sound-Glottal stop featured across Essex.   “It would be interesting study from an antiquary of leisure to trace the various sources of materials employed in Essex church-building, and the means by which they were brought to their destination.” (G. Worly, Essex, A dictionary of the county, ). To build their churches, the East Saxons and the Normans used any material that came to hand, Roman tiles, split oak logs, as at .