*A Note on the Welsh Alphabet*
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
More on the Welsh alphabet and Welsh orthography here - Welsh orthography
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* a combination of two letters representing one sound, as in ll and ch.
- There are 29 letters in the Welsh alphabet.
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.