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A gazetteer of Welsh place-names

A gazetteer of Welsh place-names

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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Wales -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRhestr o enwau lleoedd.
    Statementedited by Elwyn Davies.
    ContributionsDavies, Elwyn, 1908-1986.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA734
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 119p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22106248M
    ISBN 100708310389

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Written by native Welsh speaker Gwili Gog the book contains not only a comprehensive gazetteer of place names arranged county by modern county - with an authoritative explanation of what each name means - but also a potted history of the Welsh language a quick look at pronunciation and a photographic exploration of place names in the landscape Brand: Gwili Gog.

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REFERENCE BOOKS. Charles, B. G.: Non-Celtic Place-Names in Wales, Davies, Elwyn: Rhestr o Enwau Lleoedd / A Gazetteer of Welsh Place-Names, Resources for Welsh Place Names [edit | edit source] Helpful printed gazetteers for Wales are: John Marius Wilson.

The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. London: A. Fullarton & Co. 6 Vols. FHL British book E5i. Samuel Lewis.

A Topographical Dictionary of Wales. 2 Vols. London: S. Lewis and Co. FHL British Book E5l; Melville Richards. Welsh Administrative and Territorial. Use this bestselling guide to Welsh place names to understand the meanings of the towns and villages you travel through, or read about.

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xiii-xv). Forms left unchanged. Most of the Welsh names in the database conform to the current orthographical standards. There was no need to change them. Morgan, Richard: ‘Place-Name and Topographical Evidence in Burlingjobb Kington and Lower Harpton’ in Transactions of the Radnorshire Society, lxxxviii.

() Morgan, Richard & Evans, G. G.: Enwau Lleoedd Buallt a Maesyfed, Williams, A. T.: ‘Upland Place-Names in North-East Radnorshire: Beacon Hill: Part One’, Missing: gazetteer.

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