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 Welsh - English
aber - estuary, river mouth
 afon - river
 bach - small, little
 ban - peak, crest
 blaen - head, end, source
 bont - bridge
 bryn - hill
 bwlch - pass
 caer - fort, stronghold
 carreg - stone, rock
 cartref - home
 castell - castle
 cefn - ridge
 clawdd - hedge, ditch, dyke
 coch - red
 coed - wood
 cors - bog
 craig - rock
 crib - crest, summit, ridge
 cwm - valley
 cymer - meeting of rivers
 dinas - fort, city
 du, ddu - black, dirty
 dyffryn - valley
 eglwys - church
 fach - small, little
 fan - peak, crest
 fawr - great, big
 fferm - farm
 ffin - boundary
 foel - bare hill
 fynydd - mountain
 gaer - fort, stronghold
 glyn - glen
 goch - red
 graig - rock
 gwaun - moor, mountain pasture
 gwlad - country
 gwyn - white
 hafod - summer dwelling
 hendre - winter dwelling, home
 heol - road
 llan - church, enclosure, holy place of
 llwyn - grove, bush
 llyn - lake
 llys - hall, court
 maen - stone
 mawr - fawr great, big
 merthyr - marty
 moel - foel bare hill
 mynydd - mountain
 nant - brook
 pant - hollow, valley
 pen - head, top, end
 pentre - village, homestead
 plas - hall, mansion
 pont - bridge
 rheilffordd - railway
 sarn - causeway, old road
 sir - county or shire
 tre, tref - hamlet, home, town
 ty - house
 uchaf - upper, higher, highest
 waen - moor, mountain pasture
 ynys - island
 ystrad - valley floor
 ystryd - street

 English - Welsh
 bare hill - moel, foel
 black, dirty - du, ddu
 bog - cors
 boundary - ffin
 bridge - bont
 brook - nant
 castle - castell
 causeway, old road - sarn
 church - eglwys
 church, holy place - llan
 country - gwlad
 county or shire - sir
 crest, summit, ridge - crib
 farm - fferm
 fort, city - dinas
 fort, stronghold - caer, gaer
 glen - glyn
 great, big - fawr, mawr
 grove, bush - llwyn
 hall, court - llys
 hall, mansion - plas
 hamlet, town - tre, tref
 head, end, source - blaen
 head, top, end - pen
 hedge, ditch, dyke - clawdd
 hill - bryn
 hollow, valley - pant
 home - cartref
 house - ty
 island - ynys
 lake - llyn
 martyr - merthyr
 meeting of rivers - cymer
 moor, high pasture - gwaun, waen
 mountain - fynydd, mynydd
 pass - bwlch
 peak, crest - ban, fan
 railway - rheilffordd
 red - coch, goch
 ridge - cefn
 river - afon
 river mouth - aber
 road - heol
 rock - craig, graig
 small, little - bach, fach
 stone, rock - carreg, maen
 street - ystryd
 summer dwelling - hafod
 upper, higher, highest - uchaf
 valley - cwm, dyffryn
 valley floor - ystrad
 village, homestead - pentre
 white - gwyn
 winter dwelling, home - hendre
 wood - coed


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