This resource is provided by AmeriCymru and is intended for Welsh learners who are not yet ready to commit to a full time course. With Croeseiriau Cymraeg you can devise your own schedule and learn at your own pace. Before you start please go to this page: Croeseiriau Cymraeg and read the 'Introduction' and 'How to Use' sections.

If you are ready to commit to a full time course we recommend the following options:

AmeriCymraeg This is an online course with tutor John Good, which is offered in two-month terms. Go here for more information and to register: AmeriCymraeg

SSIW Want to learn quickly? Then you might want to check out the SSIW High Intensity Language Program here: SSIW

Online Welsh language course





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*A Note On The Welsh Alphabet*

  • Yr Wyddor

    Facts about the Welsh alphabet:-

    •  There are 29 letters in the Welsh alphabet.
    •   There are 7 vowels  a,e,i,o,u,w and y. The letter y can be either a vowel or a consonant.
    •  There are 23 consonants in the Welsh alphabet (y can be either).
    •  The letters k, q, v, x and z are not included in the Welsh alphabet.
    •  The Welsh alphabet includes eight digraph* letters: ch, dd, ff, ng, ll, ph, rh, th

    The full Welsh alphabet is as follows:

    a, b, c, ch, d, dd, e, f, ff, g, ng, h, i, j, l, ll, m, n, o, p, ph, r, rh, s, t, th, u, w, y


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    More on the Welsh alphabet and Welsh orthography here - Welsh orthography

    Cân Yr Wyddor

    * a combination of two letters representing one sound, as in ll and ch.

  • N.B. Entries in the Geiriadur are indexed in Welsh alphabetic order. If you wish to find an English word please use 'search' on this page.