Hanes yr iaith Gymraeg / The history of the Welsh language

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'WELSH NOT': From Garth School, Bangor, Wales. 'Students were punished for speaking Welsh in school' ✫ღ⊰n Language And Society, Welsh Language, Saint David's Day, Welsh Rugby, Cymru, England And Scotland, South Wales, Celtic, Bangor Wales

'Welsh Not' from Garth School, Bangor

This example of a 'Welsh Not' was found at Ga...

all road signs must be bilingual, with both English and Welsh. But nobody was in at the Welsh office so in Welsh this reads: "I am not in the office at the moment. Send any work to be translated". Welsh Phrases, Welsh Words, All Road Signs, Funny Road Signs, Welsh Language, British Sign Language, Second Language, Welsh Translation, Out Of Office Message

The helpful bilingual signs you see everywhere.

Swansea council had emailed, asking for a Welsh translation. This is the response they got, so that's what they put on the sign.

Speak it! --The Welsh used civil disobedience to campaign for the Welsh Language. Just as in the book, language mattered. English street signs torn down in protest Wales Uk, North Wales, Plaid Cymru, Welsh Words, University Of Wales, Welsh Language, Civil Disobedience, Street Signs, Women In History

History - Themes - Welsh language: Civil Disobedience

An article about the use of civil disobedience in support of the Welsh language, on the BBC Wales History website.

See 21 photos from 308 visitors to North Wales. Wales Uk, North Wales, Welsh Language, Second Language, Aesthetic Writing, Welsh Words, Welsh Castles, Cardiff Bay, Match Of The Day

The history of the Welsh language

Discover the origins and history of Britain’s oldest language, Welsh, and how it's used on a daily basis in modern Wales.

The first Welsh poets included Aneirin and Taliesin, whose work descended from the tradition of the druids. Old Poetry, Welsh Language, Heroic Age, Celtic Culture, This Little Piggy, Orange Crush, Wales, Literature, Told You So

Welsh language - Early Welsh poetry

An article about early Welsh poetry in the Heroic Age, on the BBC Wales History website.

Article on the emergence of the Tudor dynasty in Wales, on the BBC Wales History site London History, Tudor History, British History, Dinastia Tudor, Pembroke Castle, Family Tree Research, Tudor Dynasty, First Knight, Plantagenet

History - Themes - Welsh language: The Tudors

An article about the effect of the Tudors upon the Welsh language, on the BBC Wales History website.

Lady Charlotte Guest featured in We Are The 51 Campaign to celebrate the achievements of women King Arthur Facts, Courtly Love, Welsh Language, Classical Greece, Language And Literature, Sci Fi Films, Chivalry, See Images, Women In History

Lady Charlotte Guest - Wikipedia

Lady Charlotte Guest: (née Bertie) (19 May 1812 – 15 January 1895), later Lady Charlotte Schreiber, was an English translator and business woman. An important figure in the study of Welsh language and literature, she is best known for her pioneering translation from Welsh into English of several medieval tales to which she gave the name Mabinogion. Geraint and Enid served as the basis for Alfred, Lord Tennyson's two poems about Geraint in the Idylls of the King.

A list of major Celtic gods and goddesses includes those reported by the Romans in the first century BCE and Irish monks of the sixth century CE. Celtic Goddess, Roman Gods, Celtic Art, Gods And Goddesses, Continents, Romans, Wicca, Wales, Mythology

History - Themes - Wales History: Celtic Britons

An article about the emergence of Celtic languages, on the BBC Wales History website

The destruction of the World War One accelerated the decline of Welsh. It has been estimated some Welsh speakers died in the conflict. Welsh Language, World War One, Destruction, Speakers, Wales, History, World War I, Historia, Welsh Country

History - Themes - Welsh language: Between the wars

An article about the Welsh language between the wars, on the BBC Wales History website.

Welsh was actively discouraged in schools by means including the hated Welsh Not. Welsh Language, Worlds Of Fun, Schools, 19th Century, Education, History, Historia, School, Welsh

History - Themes - Welsh language: The Welsh language in 19th century education

An article about the Welsh language and education, on the BBC Wales History website.

In 1546 the first book in Welsh was printed. It was Sir John Price's Yn Y Lhyvr Hwnn - literally 'In This Book' - which was the first sentence. Web History, British History, Welsh Language, Prince Arthur, Bible Society, Bible Resources, Religious Text, Catechism, Wales

History - Themes - Welsh language: Literacy in 17th century Wales

An article about literacy in 17th century Wales, on the BBC Wales History website.

An article about the effect of the industrial revolution on the Welsh language, on the BBC Wales History website. Web History, Welsh Language, In Patagonia, Civil Disobedience, Coal Mining, World War One, Industrial Revolution, Socialism, World War I

History - Themes - Welsh language: The Industrial Revolution

An article about the effect of the industrial revolution on the Welsh language, on the BBC Wales History website.

The Welsh legal system was largely conducted in Welsh, and the great prose work the Mabinogi was written. King Arthur Facts, Scranton Pennsylvania, Welsh Language, Legal System, Find Work, Dark Ages, South Wales, 18th Century, Metal Working

History - Themes - Welsh language: An official language

An article about how Welsh became an official language from the ninth century onwards, on the BBC Wales History website.