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Pronouncing Welsh Place Names

Manylion a Disgrifiad y Llyfr | Book Details & Description

  • Author: Tony Leaver
  • Publication June 2008
  • Format: Paperback, 210x148 mm, 146 pages

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. A new and updated edition of a volume first published in 1998.

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Are you bewildered by Betws-y-coed? Perplexed by Penrhyndeudraeth? Mystified by Machynlleth?

Using this book, you can easily master the pronunciation of those 'difficult' Welsh place names. You can look up most well-known names, and many not so well-known, in the 'Instant Welsh Place Names' section at the back of the book and get the right prounciation, or very nearly the right pronunciation, in seconds.