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Welsh language in the Cardiff region

John Aitchison

Welsh language in the Cardiff region

a survey of schoolchildren and their parents : a report prepared for Y Byd ar Bedwar (HTV Wales)

by John Aitchison

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Published by Rural Surveys Research Unit in Aberystwyth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Aitchison and Harold Carter.
SeriesRSRU monograph -- no.1
ContributionsCarter, Harold, 1925-, University College of Wales. Rural Surveys Research Unit.
The Physical Object
Pagination30p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19880803M

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Cardiff (/ˈkɑːdɪf/ Welsh: Caerdydd [kairˈdiːð, kaːɨrˈdɨːð] ()) is a city and the capital of is the United Kingdom's eleventh-largest city. As Wales' chief commercial centre, Cardiff is the base for most national cultural institutions and Welsh media, and is the seat of the Welsh Parliament (The Senedd).At the census, the unitary authority area population was Ceremonial county: South Glamorgan.

Welsh (Cymraeg [kəmˈraːɨɡ] or y Gymraeg [ə ɡəmˈraːɨɡ] is a Brittonic language of the Celtic language is spoken natively in Wales, by some in England, and in Y Wladfa (the Welsh colony in Chubut Province, Argentina).

Historically, it has also been known in English as "British", "Cambrian", "Cambric" and "Cymric". According to the United Kingdom Census19 percent of Language family: Indo-European, CelticInsular.

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A third major upland region is the Cambrian Mountains. The expression used to refer to Wales’ whole spine of mountains, but modern usage is restricted to the Mid Wales highlands.

Plynlimon, at m (2,ft) is the highest peak and the source of Wales’ two longest rivers, the Severn and Wye. Learn Welsh courses are available in communities across Wales, during the daytime and evening. You can study for a few hours each week, combine classroom learning with online learning, or learn Welsh intensively.

The National Centre for Learning Welsh works with 11 course providers across Wales. A list of local Welsh language in the Cardiff region book is available here and. Welsh heritage objects the Red Book is the most important medieval manuscript in the Welsh language.

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The Welsh Not (also Welsh Knot, Welsh Note, Welsh Stick, Welsh Lead or Cwstom) was an item used in Welsh schools in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries to stigmatise and punish children using the Welsh language. Typically The Not was a piece of wood, a ruler or a stick, often inscribed with the letters "WN".

This was given to the first pupil to be heard speaking Welsh. Cornish shares a Brythonic root with other Celtic languages, Welsh and Breton, once the language of Brittany. The county of Cornwall, the most south-westerly region of England, resisted.

Relief. Glaciers during the Pleistocene Epoch (about 2, to 11, years ago) carved much of the Welsh landscape into deeply dissected mountains, plateaus, and hills, including the north-south–trending Cambrian Mountains, a region of plateaus and hills that are themselves fragmented by rivers.

Protruding from that backbone are two main mountain areas—the Brecon Beacons in the south. Cardiff Council is continuing to make positive progress towards its vision of developing a truly bilingual capital city.

The Council's annual Welsh Language Standards report for /19 outlines how the authority is performing well overall in its compliance with the standards and how its five-year Bilingual Cardiff Strategy, which has been praised as a local authority exemplar, is helping to.

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See more ideas about Welsh, Welsh language and Learn welsh pins. Llandaff (/ l æ n ˈ d æ f /, ; Welsh: Llandaf [ɬanˈdaːv]; from llan 'church' and Taf) is a district, community and coterminous electoral ward in the north of Cardiff, capital of was incorporated into the city in It is the seat of the Bishop of Llandaff, whose diocese within the Church in Wales covers the most populous area of South y: Wales.

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South Wales (Welsh: De Cymru) is a loosely defined region of Wales bordered by England to the east and mid Wales to the north. It has a population of around million, almost three-quarters of the whole of Wales, includingin Cardiff,in Swansea andin lly considered to include the historic counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, South Wales extends.

Welsh translation in English-Basque dictionary. eu an erlijio berpizkundea jazo zen ( Galestar Berpizkundeak edo soilik ko Berpizkundea bezala ezaguna), mugimendu honen bultzatzailea Evan Roberts predikatzailea izan zen eta Galesko eskualde ugari bereganatu zituen, jende asko bere buruz Ezkonformista eta Anglikar Kristautasunera bihurtu zelarik, batzuetan herri osoak ere.

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It’s believed Author: Robert Harries.The phonology of Welsh is characterised by a number of sounds that do not occur in English and are rare in European languages, such as the voiceless alveolar lateral fricative [ɬ] and several voiceless sonorants (nasals and liquids), some of which result from consonant mutation.

Stress usually falls on the penultimate syllable in polysyllabic words, while the word-final unstressed syllable.() Davies guardedly holds optimism in the language's holding pattern, and its growth in schools, but fairly indicates its decline as a communal language in many places where it once dominated.

On the other hand, unique to Celtic languages, Cardiff represents an urban enclave of speakers, and in such developments Davies sees hope for the future/5.