"Cardiff"

Translation:Caerdydd

October 25, 2016

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Same in irish!

October 25, 2016

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That's good to know

October 26, 2016

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So this literally translates to "fort-Day" in English?

January 14, 2017

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Looks like it, haha, but no. The dydd part was originally dyf which is ultimately from Taf i.e. the River Taff that flows through the city. So it means "Fort on the River Taff".

February 15, 2017
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