Wales, Welsh & the Welsh

Tintern Abbey RuinsCroeso! There will be something about all of the above in these entries.

First, Wales and Welsh are Anglo-Saxon words meaning foreign and foreigner. I won’t use them often. I will instead use Cymru (the country), Cymry (the people) and Cymraeg (the language).

My journey to Cymru began with its language, one of the strongest of the six surviving Celtic languages.

I look forward to hearing from you.



Filed under Cymraeg/Welsh Language, Cymru/Wales, Y Cymry/Welsh People

2 responses to “Wales, Welsh & the Welsh

  1. This is fascinating information, Lily! Why are there so few people aware of it??? I will follow your blog with great interest!
    ~Donna/Celtic Queens


  2. Thank you, Donna. I’ll look forward to filling in the gaps where ever I can.



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