|Author:||Salesbury, William, 1520?-1600?|
|Title:||A briefe and a playne introduction, teachyng how to pronounce the letters of the British tong, (now co[m]menly called Walsh) wherby an English man shal not only w[ith] ease read the said tong rightly: but markyng ye same wel, it shal be a meane for him with one labour and diligence to attaine to the true and natural pronuncation of other expediente and most excellente langauges Set forth by W. Salesburye.|
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A briefe and a playne introduction, teachyng how to pronounce the letters of the British tong, (now co[m]menly called Walsh) wherby an English man shal not only w[ith] ease read the said tong rightly: but markyng ye same wel, it shal be a meane for him with one labour and diligence to attaine to the true and natural pronuncation of other expediente and most excellente langauges Set forth by W. Salesburye.
Salesbury, William, 1520?-1600?
Imprinted at London: By [R. Grafton for] Roberte Crowley, dwellyng in Elye rentes in Holburne, The yere of our Lord. M.D.L. 
Actual printer's name from STC.
Reproduction of the original in the National Library of Wales.
Welsh language -- Pronunciation -- Early works to 1800.
¶ To hys louynge frende, maister Rychard Colyng∣borne. Wyllyam Salesburye wysheth prosperous healthe, and perfecte felicitie.
¶Wyllyam Salesburye to the Reader.
¶The Pronunciation of the the lettters in the Brytyshe tonge.
The pronunciation of A.
The sounde of B.
Howe C is pronounced.
The sounde of ch.
The sounde of D.
Howe E ought to be sounded
Howe F is communely sounded.
The sounde of ff.
The pronunciation of G.
Of the aspiration H.
The sounde of I.
The sounde of K.
The sounde of L.
Of the straunge sounde of double .ll.
The sounde of M.
The sounde of N.
The sounde of O.
The sounde of P.
The sounde of Q.
The sounde of R.
The sounde of .S.
The sounde of T.
The sounde of Th.
The sounde of V beyng consonant.
The sounde of u, beynge a vowell.
The sounde of w.
The sounde of X.
The sounde of Y.
Of the letter Z.
Of the Abbreuiations.
A briefe rehearsall of all the rules be∣fore, with certaine other additions therto pertaynynge.
What concinnitee the Letters in Walshe haue wyth the Greke letters.
Of the sounde of ch, g, i.
Of contraction vsed in Walshe.
Certayne Englishe wordes wherof ye may gather the Walsh pronunciation of the letters.
These be wordes wherein the letters be most vnlikely soūded to the walsh pro∣nunciation of them.
The signification of a, in Walshe.
The signification of Y.
A generall rule for the readynge of Walsh.