Welsh, an introduction.

Paul Andinach pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Tue Sep 7 20:53:45 EDT 1999


On Tue, 7 Sep 1999, Nat Case wrote:

> w is always a vowel. If you think about it, it's basically a vowel
> in English, except when paired with an "h". Try saying "wombat" or
> "Wellington." As in Welsh, "W" is basically "oo".

I seem to recall reading that W was stolen off Welsh in the first
place.

> Try pronouncing these:
> 
> Tywyn
> Aberdyvi
> Machynlleth
> Betys-y-coed
> Llandudno
> Rhydych chi?

Llareggub
Llamedos
Llanfairfach
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrdrobwllllandysiliogogogoch

:)

Paul
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