Croeseiriau Cymraeg Welsh language email course. Click here for more details and to register

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.

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