This guide is designed to help you understand more about the role of the Welsh language in the origins of place names in Britain. It comprises:
- a brief introduction to the language and
- a glossary of Welsh elements in place names with examples of their use.
They are available together as an eBook:
Our policy on the use of Welsh in place names forms part of our Welsh Language Scheme.Ordnance Survey is grateful to the University of Bangor and the Welsh Language Commissioner, for their assistance in determining Welsh names.
Mae Arolwg Ordnans yn ddiolchgar i Brifysgol Bangor a Chomisiynydd y Gymraeg am eu cymorth wrth bennu enwau Cymru.