Welsh Language in Washington DC

by Morgana . October 10, 2020 2 min read

Built to honour George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C. The Memorial Monument on the National Mall in Washington opened on October 9th 1888. Halfway up, there is a stone with the inscription; Fy Iaith, Fy Ngwlad, Fy Nghenedl. WALES. Cymry am byth. (My Language, My Country, My People. WALES. The Welsh Forever)

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28 House Names in Welsh

by Morgana . August 16, 2020 3 min read

House names in Wales, in the Welsh language are part of a very distinctive, cultural and linguistic heritage. The Welsh language is one of the oldest living languages in Europe and many house names together with the names of farms, features in the countryside and other geographical landmarks form part of this rich heritage. Here's 28 names, one for each letter of the Welsh alphabet.

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Myfanwy

by Morgana . August 16, 2020 4 min read

Joseph Parry arguably Wales' greatest composer, is a famous son of Chapel Row, Cyfarthfa, Merthyr Tydfil. He composed over 400 Hymn tunes, three hundred songs, and 300 anthems, chorales and other orchestral pieces. Yet this talented man was born into poverty

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10 Beautiful Welsh Songs and their Lyrics

by Morgana . August 10, 2020 10 min read

10 beautiful Welsh songs with lyrics including famous 'old' songs together with some newer ones. Staring with our National Anthem and finishing with two famous Welsh songs, Calon Lan and Myfanwy. It also include songs by Stereophonics, Manic Street Preachers, Dafydd Iwan, Max Boyce and Tom Jones. All Welsh songs have the full lyrics, Welsh and English

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Welsh Alphabet - Yr Wyddor - 29 Letters!

by Morgana . August 09, 2020 3 min read

The Welsh alphabet contains 29 (yes not twenty-six as in English) letters and 7 vowels but is written in the Latin alphabet just like many languages including English, French, Italian and others. There are no silent letters as is with English. Every letter has a sound in spoken Welsh.

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Welsh for hello

by Morgana . July 13, 2020 2 min read

The word "hello" and "How are you" are greetings that are used in everyday life when you meet someone for the first time or you meet friends. This covers the questions "What is Welsh for Hello"? and What is Welsh for "Hello, how are you"?
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Welsh Phrases - Welsh Idioms - Welsh Sayings

by Morgana . June 23, 2020 6 min read

Welsh Phrases, Welsh Idioms, Welsh Words and the Welsh Language. Here are the most popular words and phrases searched for in the Welsh language include, what's is Happy birthday, Thank you, Hello and I love you in Welsh. Also many request what does Cymru am Byth, Nadolig Llawen and Penblwydd Hapus mean in English. Currently approximately 20% of welsh people speak Welsh in Wales with an unknown number of Welsh Language speakers in England and internationally.

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28 Welsh House Names

by Morgana . May 01, 2020 3 min read

House names in Wales, in the Welsh language are part of a very distinctive, cultural and linguistic heritage. The Welsh language is one of the oldest living languages in Europe and many house names together with the names of farms, a features in the countryside and other geographical landmarks form part of this rich heritage. Here's 28 names, one for each letter of the Welsh alphabet.

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Cwtch - What does it mean?

by Morgana . April 02, 2020 3 min read

Cwtch is a Welsh language word and is one of a few words that are used by Welsh speakers on a daily basis but is also used by English speakers without any translation. Cwtch (rhymes with 'butch') is a word for a special sort of cuddle or hug, but it's also so much more than that. Its second meaning is a cubbyhole or cupboard; a small space in which to store things safely.

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Welsh for Thank You

by Morgana . March 19, 2020 1 min read

Welsh for Thank You or Thank you very Much - The word "Thank You" and "Thank You very Much" are used in everyday life. 

  1. Diolch means Thanks 
  2. Diolch yn fawr means thanks a lot, and
  3. Diolch yn fawr iawn means thank you very much. (Literally it means a very big thanks!!)
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