Alexander Barclay, Introductory to Write and to Pronounce French (1521)
22 March 1521
Alexander Barclay Note: 30/09/2005
Englysshe / and Frenche. Here foloweth a small treatyse of dyuerse frenche wordes after order of the Alphabete. In which treatyse are firste set nounes or names of thynges most vsed in common speche / after them are set adiectyues / than verbes. And last of all aduerbes / and all by order of letter as after shall appere
Here begynneth the introductory to wryte / and to pronounce Frenche compyled by Alexander Barclay compendiously at the commaundement of the ryght hye excellent and myghty prynce Thomas duke of Northfolke
Bilingual and polyglot dictionaries, glossaries, and vocabularies
Includes a glossary of common French words and their English equivalents, split up by alphabetic letter, the letter groups distributed through the short book: nouns, adjectives, verbs, other parts of speech, and then topics such as numbers, time (week-days, months, seasons, and special feasts), and fish
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Ellis, Alexander John, ed. On Early English Pronunciation. Early English Text Society Extra Series 2, 7, 14, 23, 56. 5 vols. London: Trübner, 1869-89. III: 803-14. view record
Ian Lancashire, Editor.
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