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Exonyms in Welsh

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Exonyms in Welsh

Explanation of the terms endonym and exonym here External. Return to exonyms summary page here

More information about these places is to be found in the country chapters. For technical reasons, all alternative place name versions in the lists below have been labelled as "exonyms", even though it may be a local-language alternative form.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Exonyms in Welsh language - Wikipedia|Welsh External

Endonym/Exonym Welsh
Exonyms in Argentina Arroyo Pescado → Nant y Pysgod
Dolavon → Dolafon
Fuerte Aventura → Caer Antur
Las Plumas → Dôl y Plu
Paso de Indios → Rhyd yr Indiaid
Puerto Madryn → Porth Madryn
Rawson → Trerawson
Trelew → Tre Lew or Tre Lewis
Trevelin → Trefelin
Villa La Angosture → Lle Cul
Exonyms in Germany Köln → Cwlen
Exonyms in Greece Athínai or Αθήνα → Athen
Thessaloníki or Θεσσαλονίκη → Thessaloníci
Exonyms in Israel Yerushalayim or יְרוּשָׁלַיִם or القُدس‎ → Jeriwsalem
Exonyms in Italy Firenze → Fflorens
Roma → Rhufain
Venezia → Fenis
Exonyms in Luxembourg Lëtzebuerg → Lwcsembwrg
Exonyms in Russia Moskva or Москва → Moscfa
Exonyms in Turkey İstanbul → Caergystennin
Exonyms in United Kingdom Abbeycwmhir → Abaty Cwmhir
Aberavon → Aberafan
Aberbargoed → Aberbargod
Aberbeeg → Aberbig
Abercastle → Abercastell
Aberdovey → Aberdyfi
Aberkenfig → Abercynffig
Abermule → Abermiwi
Aberthaw → Aberddawan
Abertillery → Abertyleri
Ardd-lin or Arddlîn → Arddleen
Bangor-on-Dee → Bangor-is-y-Coed or Bangor Is-Coed
Bargoed → Bargod
Barmouth → Abermo or Abermaw or Y Bermo
Barry → Y Barri
Bassaleg → Basaleg
Bath → Caefaddon
Battle → Y Batel
Beaufort → Cendl or Y Cendl
Beaumaris → Biwmares
Bedwellty → Bedwellte
Begelly → Begeli
Beguildy → Bugeildy
Belfast → Belffast
Berriew → Aberriw
Bersham → Bers or Y Bers
Bettws → Betws
Bettws Bledrws → Betws Bledrws
Birkenhead → Penbedw
Bishop’s Castle → Trefesgob
Bishopston → Llandeilo Ferwallt
Bishton → Trefesgob
Blackmill → Melin If an Ddu
Blackwood → Coed-duon
Blaenavon → Blaenafon
Blaina → Blaenau
Bletherston → Trefelen
Bonvilston → Tresimwn
Boughrood → Bochrwyd
Boverton → Trebefered
Brawdy → Breudeth
Brecon → Aberhonddu
Bristol → Bryste
Briton Ferry → Llansawel
Broad Oak → Derwen-fawr
Buckley → Bwcle
Builth Wells → Llanfair-ym-Muallt
Caernarvon or Carnarvon → Caernarfon
Caerphilly → Caerffili
Cambridge → Caergrawnt
Camrose → Camros
Canterbury → Caergaint
Capel Llanilltern → Llanilltern
Cardiff → Caerdydd
Cardigan → Aberteifi
Carew → Caeriw
Carlisle → Caerliwelydd
Carmarthen → Caerfyrddin
Carway → Carwe
Castle Morris → Casmorys
Castlebythe → Cas-fuwch
Castlemartin → Castellmartin
Castleton → Cas-bach
Cathedine → Cathedin
Catterick → Catraeth
Chepstow → Cas-gwent
Chester → Caer
Chichester → Caerfuddai
Chirbury → Llanffynhonwen
Chirk → Y Waun
Cilmery → Cilmeri
Clydey → Clydau
Clynderwen → Clunderwen
Clyro → Cleirwy
Coedkernew → Coedcernyw
Coed-y-paen → Coed-y-paun
Coity → Coety
Colwinston → Tregolwyn
Corntown → Corntwn
Cowbridge → Y Bont-faen
Coychurch → Llangrallo
Coytrahen → Y Goetre-hen
Cray → Crai
Crewe → Criw or Cryw
Crickhowell → Crucywel or Crug Hywel
Criggion → Crugion
Crindau → Crindai
Crinow → Crynwedd
Crosswood → Trawsgoed
Crumlin → Crymlyn
Crunwear → Cronwern
Cwm Llinau → Cwmlline
Cwmavon → Cwmafan
Cwmbran → Cwmbrân
Cwmcarvan → Cwmcarfan
Cwmcoy → Cwmcou
Cwmtillery → Cwmtyleri
Cynwyl Elfed → Conwil Elvet
Denbigh → Dinbych
Devil’s Bridge → Pontarfynach
Dewsbury → Twmpyn Glori
Dingestow → Llanddingad
Dinorwig → Dinorwic
Dover → Dofr
Druid → Y Ddwyryd
Dunvant → Dynfant
Dyserth → Diserth
Edinburgh → Caeredin
Erbistock → Erbistog
Ewenny → Ewenni
Exeter → Caerwysg
Falmouth → Aberfal
Ffynnongroyw → Ffynnongroew
Fishguard → Abergwaun
Flemingston → Trefflemin
Flint → Y Fflint
Fonmon → Ffwl-y-mwn
Font-y-gary → Ffontygari
Four Roads → Pedair-hewl
Gelly → Gelli
Gileston → Silstwn
Gladestry → Llanfair Llythynwg
Glasbury → Y Clas-ar-Wy
Glascoed → Glasgoed
Glastonbury → Ynys Wydrin
Gloucester → Caerloyw
Glyn-neath → Glyn-nedd
Gowerton → Tre-gŵyr
Granston → Treopert
Gresford → Gresffordd
Grovesend → Pengelli-ddrain
Guilsfield → Ceigidfa
Gwernesney → Gwerneshi
Halkyn → Helygain
Haverfordwest → Hwiffordd
Hawarden → Penarlag
Hawthorn → Y Ddraenen Wen
Hay-on-Wye → Y Gelli
Hayscastle → Castellhaidd
Henry’s Moat → Castellhenri
Hereford → Henffordd
Holyhead → Caergybi
Holywell → Treffynnon
Itton → Llanddinol
Jordanston → Trefwrdan
Kemeys Commander → Cemais Comawndwr
Kemeys Inferior → Cemais
Kenfig → Cynffig
Kidwelly → Cydweli
Kilgetty → Cilgeti
Kingcoed → Cyncoed
Kington → Ceintun
Knighton → Trefyclo
Laleston → Trelales
Lampeter → Llanbedr Pont Steffan
Lampeter Velfrey → Llanbedr Felffre
Lamphey → Llandyfai
Lancaster → Caerhirfryn
Landimore → Landimor
Laugharne → Lacharn
Lavernock → Larnog
Leckwith → Lecwydd
Leeswood → Coed-llai
Leicester → Caerlŷr
Leominster → Llanllieni
Letterston → Treletert
Lichfield → Caerwytgoed
Lisvane → Llysfaen
Little Newcastle → Casnewydd-bach
Liverpool → Lerpwl
Llanarth → Llannarth
Llanarthney → Llanarthne
Llanbeder → Llanbedr
Llanbethery → Llanbydderi
Llanblethian → Llanfleiddan
Llancadle → Llancatal
Llancaiach → Llancaeach
Llancillo → Llancaeo
Llandaff → Llandaf
Llandawke → Llan-dawg
Llanddewi Velfrey → Llanddewi Felffre
Llandefalle → Llandyfalle
Llandegveth → Llandegfedd
Llandeloy → Llan-lwy
Llandenny → Llandenni
Llandovery → Llanymddyfri
Llandow → Llandw
Llanedeyrn → Llanedern
Llanedy → Llanedi
Llanelieu → Llaneleu
Llanellen → Llanelen
Llanelltyd → Llanelltud
Llangattock → Llangatwg
Llangattock Lingoed → Llangatwg Lingoed
Llangattock nigh Usk → Llangatwg Dyffryn Wysg
Llangattock Vibon Avel → Llangatwg Feibion Afel
Llangeinor → Llangeinwyr
Llangennith → Llangynydd
Llangeview → Llangyfiw
Llangibby → Llangybi
Llangorse → Llangors
Llangua → Llangiwa
Llangunnor → Llamgynnwr
Llanharry → Llanhari
Llanhilleth → Llanhiledd
Llanishen → Llanisien
Llanmaes → Llanfaes
Llanmartin → Llanfarthin
Llanmihangel → Llanfihangel y Bont-faen
Llanover → Llanofer Fawr
Llanreithan → Llanrheithan
Llanrian → Llanrhian
Llansannor → Llansanwyr
Llansoy → Llan-soe
Llanstephan → Llansteffan
Llanthony → Llanddewi Nant Hodni
Llantilio Crossenny → Llandeilo Gresynni
Llantilio Pertholey → Llandeilo Bertholau
Llantrisant → Llantrisaint or Llantrissent
Llantwit Fardre → Llanilltud Faerdref
Llantwit Major → Llanilltud Fawr
Llanvaches → Llanfaches
Llanvair Discoed → Llanfair Isgoed
Llanvapley → Llanfable
Llanvetherine → Llanwytherin
Llanvihangel Crucorney → Llanfihangel Crucornau
Llanvihangel Gobion → Llanfihangel-y-gofion
Llanvihangel Ystern Llewern → Llanfihangel Ystum Llywern
Llanvithyn → Llanfeuthin
Llanychaer Bridge → Llanychar
Llysworney → Llyswyrny
London → Llundain
Loughor → Casilwchwr
Ludchurch → Yr Eglwys Lwyd
Ludlow → Llwydlo
Magor → Magwyr
Mamhilad → Mamheilad
Manchester → Manceinion
Manorbier → Maenorbyr
Marcross → Marcroes
Mardy → Maerdy
Marshfield → Maerun
Mathern → Matham or Matharn
Mathry → Mathri
Meliden → Allt Melyd or Gallt Melyd
Merthyr Vale → Ynysowen
Michaelston-le-Pit → Llanfihangel-y-pwll
Michaelston-super-Ely → Llanfihangel-ar-Elai
Michaelston-y-Vedw → Llanfihangel-y-fedw
Milford Haven → Aberdaugleddau
Minwear → Mynwar
Miskin → Meisgyn
Mitchel Troy → Llanfihangel Troddi
Mold → Yr Wyddgrug
Monington → Eglwys Wythwr
Monknash → Yr As Fawr
Monmouth → Trefynwy
Montgomery → Trefaldwyn
Morganstown → Treforgan
Morvil → Morfil
Mountain Ash → Aberpennar
Moylgrove → Trewyddel
Nantwich → Yr Heledd Wen
Nant-y-derry → Nant-y-deri
Narberth → Arberth
Nash → Trefonnen
Neath → Castell-nedd
Nevern → Nyfer or Nanhyfer
New Quay → Ceinewydd
New Radnor → Maesyfed
Newchapel → Capel Newydd
Newchurch → Llannewydd
Newchurch → Yr Eglwys Newydd
Newchurch → Yr Eglwys Newydd ar y Cefn
Newgale → Niwdwl
Newport → Casnewydd-ar-Wysg
Newport → Trefdraeth
Newton → Drenewydd
Newton → Y Drenewydd
Newtown → Y Drenewudd
Northwich → Yr Heledd Ddu
Oakford → Derwen-gam
Ogmore → Ogwr
Ogmore-by-Sea → Aberogwr
Old Radnor → Pencraig
Oldcastle → Yr Hengastell
Oswestry → Croesoswalt
Oxford → Rhydychen
Painscastle → Castell-paen
Panteg → Pant-teg
Pelcomb → Pencam
Pembrey → Pen-bre
Pembroke → Penfro
Pendoylan → Pendeulwyn
Penhelig → Penhelyg
Penkridge → Pencrug
Penmark → Penmarc
Penrith → Penrhudd
Pentre Meyrick → Pentremeurig
Pont Henry → Pont-henri
Pontamman → Pontaman
Pontfaen → Y Bont-faen
Pontneathvaughan → Pontneddfechan
Pontrhydyrun → Pontrhydyrynn
Pontypool → Pont-y-pwl
Port Eynon → Port Einon
Portskewett → Porth Sgiwed
Presteigne → Llanandras
Puncheston → Cas-mael
Pyle → Y Pil
Quaker’s Yard → Mynwent y Crynwyr
Radyr → Radur
Raglan → Rhaglan
Red Roses → Rhos-goch
Rhadyr → Radur
Rhayader → Rhaeadr Gwy
Rhiwbina → Rhiwbeina
Rhiwderin → Rhiwderyn
Rhoose → Y Rhws
Rhoscrowther → Rhoscrowdder
Rhos-hill → Rhos-hyl
Rhymney → Rhymni
Risca → Rhisga
Roch → Y Garn
Rogerstone → Tŷ-dû
Rossett → Yr Orsedd
Ross-on-Wye → Rhosan-ar-Wy
Ruabon → Rhiwabon
Rudry → Rhydri
Ruthin → Rhuthun
Saint Andrews Major → Saint Andras
Saint Asaph → Llanelwy
Saint Athan → Sain Tathan
Saint Bride’s Major → Saint-y-brid
Saint Bride’s Wentloog → Llansanffraid Gwynllwg
Saint Bride’s-super-Ely → Llansanffraid-ar-Elai
Saint Brides → Sain Ffred
Saint Clears → Sancler
Saint David’s → Tyddewi
Saint Dogmaels → Llandudoch
Saint Dogwells → Llantydewi
Saint Donats → Sain Dunwyd
Saint Fagans → Sain Ffagan
Saint George → Llan Sain Siôr
Saint George’s → Llan Sain Siôr
Saint Helens → Sain Helen
Saint Ishmael → Llanismel
Saint Julians → Sain Silian
Saint Lythans → Llwyneliddon
Saint Mary Church → Llan-fair
Saint Mary Hill → Eglwys Fair y Mynydd
Saint Maughan’s → Llanfocha
Saint Mellons → Llaneirwg
Saint Nicholas → Sain Nicolas
Saint Petrox → Sain Pedrog
Salisbury → Caersallog
Scethrog → Sgethrog
Sennybridge → Pontsenni
Seven Sisters → Blaendulais
Shirenewton → Drenewydd Gelli-farch
Shrewsbury → Amwythig
Skenfrith → Ynysgynwraidd
Skewen → Sgiwen
Slebech → Slebets
Solva → Solfach
Soughton → Sychdyn
Splottlands → Y Sblot
Staylittle → Penffordd-Las
Strata Florida → Ystras-fflur
Sully → Sili
Swansea → Abertawe
Taff's Well → Ffynnon Taf
Talbenny → Talbenni
Talley → Talyllychau
Tenby → Dynbych-y-pysgod
Thomastown → Tretomas
Three Cocks → Aberllynfi
Three Crosses → Y Crwys
Tranch → Y Transh
Trapp → Trap
Tredunnock → Tredynog
Trefasser → Trefaser
Treforest → Trefforest
Tregare → Tre'r-gaer
Trelleck → Tryleg
Treorchy → Treorci
Tretio → Treteio
Tretower → Tretwr
Trevalyn → Trefalun
Trevine → Trefin
Trevor → Trefor
Trostrey → Trostre
Tumble → Y Tymbl
Undy → Gwndy
Upper Boat → Glan-bad
Upper Chapel → Capel Uchaf
Van → Y Fan
Vardre → Faerdre
Varteg → Y Farteg
Vaynor → Y Faenor
Velindre → Felindre
Verwick → Y Ferwig
Vorlan → Y Forlan
Walterston → Trewallter
Walton East → Waltwn Dwyrain
Walton West → Waltwn Gorllewin
Welsh Saint Donats → Llanddunwyd
Welshpool → Y Trallwng
Wenvoe → Gwenfo
Westminster → San Steffan
Whitchurch → Tre-groes
Whitchurch → Yr Eglwys Wen
White Mill → Felin-wen
Whitechurch → Eglwys Wen
Whitford → Chwitffordd
Whitland → Hendy-gwyn
Wick → Y Wig
Williamstown → Trewiliam
Winchester → Caerwynt
Wiston → Cas-wis
Wolf's Castle → Cas-blaidd
Wonastow → Llanwarw
Worcester → Caerwrangon
Wrexham → Wrecsam
Wroxeter → Caerwrygion
York → Efrog or Caerefrog
Exonyms in United States of America New York → Dinas Efrog Newydd


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