WELSH LETTER NAMES

 

In the table below the letters of the Welsh Alphabet are given in the left-hand column.

In the right-hand column the actual names of the letters are given.

For example in Welsh the letter H is ets , in English it is aitch.

These names are needed when spelling out words, names or acronyms.

S4C = s pedwar c

 

Letter

Name of Letter in Welsh

a

b

b

c

c

ch

ch

d

d

dd

dd

e

f

f

ff

ff

g

g

ng

ng

h

ets, h

i

(N), dot (S)

l

l

ll

ell

m

m

n

en

o

p

p

ph

ff

r

r

rh

rh, rh

s

s

t

t

th

th

u

(N), bedol (S)

w

ŵ

y

ŷ