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Welsh Place-names

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  • Welsh Place Names Explained

    Welsh Place Names Explained

    Languages are not barriers, they are bridges. Among the first words a tourist or a traveller learns in a new country are place names and these are keys that open many doors to a nation's heritage and history.

    £5.95

  • Guide to Welsh Place-Names, A

    Guide to Welsh Place-Names, A

    A guide to the meaning, origins and construction of 500 Welsh place-names, including notes on linguistic and historical background to the names and a useful index.

    £5.50

  • Study of Montgomeryshire Place-Names, A (Welsh Heritage Series 10)

    Study of Montgomeryshire Place-Names, A (Welsh Heritage Series 10)

    Gwales Description
    A fascinating study of over 470 Montgomeryshire place-names, comprising detailed notes from printed and manuscript sources reflecting the extraordinary linguistic diversity of the border between Wales and England.

    £4.95

  • Study of Breconshire Place-Names, A (Welsh Heritage Series 9)

    Study of Breconshire Place-Names, A (Welsh Heritage Series 9)

    A detailed study of the meaning of 340 Welsh place-names in Breconshire, together with an introduction presenting an insight into the history of the Welsh language in the county.

    £4.50

  • Study of Radnorshire Place-Names, A (Welsh Heritage Series7)

    Study of Radnorshire Place-Names, A (Welsh Heritage Series7)

    An account of the history and meaning of over 200 Radnorshire place names, by a former Powys archivist (1984-92).

    £4.50

  • Place Names of Gwent

    Place Names of Gwent

    An exploration of the placenames of Gwent, some of which date back to the dark ages and beyond to Roman times.

    £6.50

  • Welsh Origins of Scottish Place Names

    Welsh Origins of Scottish Place Names

    The author's interpretation of the origins of Scottish place, river and clan names.

    £3.00 Ar Sêl! | On Sale!

    Prīs Gwreiddiol | R.R.P.: £6.50

  • Pronouncing Welsh Place Names

    Pronouncing Welsh Place Names

    Are you bewildered by Betws-y-coed? Perplexed by Penrhyndeudraeth? Mystified by Machynlleth? A book aimed at encouraging visitors to Wales and non-Welsh speakers to attempt to pronounce Welsh place-names, as well as spurring them into learning the correct pronunciation in due course.

    £5.95

  • Place-Name Detective

    Place-Name Detective

    English readers with little or no knowledge of Welsh now have the chance to enjoy a selection from the late Professor Bedwyr Lewis Jones' articles on place-names in the Western Mail and his hugely popular radio broadcasts on the same topic.

    £6.50