Shelta


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Shelta

a secret language used by some itinerant tinkers in Ireland and parts of Britain, based on systematically altered Gaelic
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Tipperary; but she also insists that Synge deliberately attempted to discover and represent the Hibernian difference of Irish tinkers, especially through attention to Shelta, named and made relatively fashionable by the American Gypsylorist Charles Godfrey Leland.
The longest is "The Information About the Shelta Element" - that is, about the secret languages of Ireland, from ogham to the patois "spoken in the Irish ghetto of Liverpool up into the 1890s.
a more consistent treatment of etymology; in particular, how much did more or less well defined, and less or more documented, anti-languages like Polari, Romany, Shelta, and Yiddish contribute?
The Travelers speak a language called Cant, Gammon, or Shelta, which contains many Irish elements.
Ecological and behavioral studies in Shelta Cave, Alabama, with emphasis on decapod crustaceans.