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How different are spoken north and south Welsh?

What are the major differences?

Edit: for anyone wondering it turns out there is a lesson on this: https://www.duolingo.com/skill/cy/Dialects and it contains this link: https://www.museumwales.ac.uk/rhagor/dialects/

This course was thought through properly, I don't need to ask anying in advance.

January 27, 2016



It is not especially helpful to think of there being just two dialects in Wales. Most authorities list 4-8 of them. Most words and most parts of grammar are pretty consistent across the country, really. There are obviously local terms for certain items, but the main variation is in pronunciation and, just as with any other language, this can very quite a lot over quite small distances.

Even a simple word like cael can be heard as cael, ceil, ciêl, câl, ...


https://museum.wales/articles/2011-03-29/The-Dialects-of-Wales/ New link

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