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Welsh situations staged a rally recently to highlight what some see as a growing threat to their native language. Statistics indicates that levels of Welsh fluency are dropping to new lows, with only 19% of the population. 10 years ago, the number sat at 21% – a slow decline, perhaps, but still a clear trend. The rally put forward a manifesto with over a dozen policy suggestions that could be implement to turn around the decline of the Welsh language. The decline has [...]
Over 650 people in Wales speak Welsh. This Celtic language is also used by the Welsh colony in Patagonia and Argentina. Welsh is also spoken in parts of England, Canada, Australia, USA, Scotland and New Zealand. The language has regular and phonetic spelling. The names of certain locations may confuse a foreigner unless you know how to read and pronounce them. It is one of the oldest languages in Europe that are still being used. Modern day Welsh is believed to have originated [...]
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Welsh belongs to the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages (Gaelic languages being the other branch). It has a total of 750,000 speakers, mostly in Wales (UK) but also as far as Argentina (Patagonia), where there is a Welsh colony of 25,000 people. The Welsh language has enjoyed a revival since 1993, when it was given equal status with English in the public sector in Wales.
Download our free dictionary (for Windows or Android) and browse both the Welsh-English and the English-Welsh lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
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This dictionary was made by Robert Bassford.
List status: © Robert Bassford
Welsh > English: 4,180 words
English > Welsh: 3,793 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: 1997
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This Welsh < > English online dictionary is hosted by Cardiff School of Computer Science (Britain).