Online Welsh Dictionaries

Cymraeg

Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru : A Dictionary of the Welsh Languagewww.geiriadur.ac.uk
The major Standard historical dictionary of Welsh which was prepared by the University of Wales between 1921 and 2002. A second edition is in preparation and the whole of both editions is available online at http://geiriadur.ac.uk/gpc/gpc.html where it is possible to search for Welsh and English words and phrases.

The Welsh Academy English-Welsh Dictionarywww.geiriaduracademi.org/?lang=en
The main English-Welsh dictionary which was prepared by Bruce Griffiths and Dafydd Glyn Jones. You will need to scroll to the bottom of the page ‘Terms of use’ and click on the button ‘Accept’ in order to use this dictionary.

Trinity Saint David’s Welsh Dictionarywww.geiriadur.net/
An extensive searchable Welsh and English glossary which was prepared by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David Welsh Department at Lampeter.

Bangor University Welsh Dictionaryhttp://geiriadur.bangor.ac.uk/
A Welsh-English/English-Welsh dictionary prepared by Canolfan Bedwyr. It is especially useful for learners. It gives links to other dictionaries and technical terminology resources. (This is the dictionary that was originally on the BBC website.)

Y Gweiadurwww.gweiadur.com/en/Pawb
A dictionary prepared by D. Geraint Lewis and Nudd Lewis which is in a beta version. You have to register to use it but it is currently free to use.

Mark Nodine’s Welsh Dictionarywww.cs.cf.ac.uk/fun/welsh/LexiconForms.html
The first Welsh dictionary on the Web by Mark Nodine which was produced originally for learners in the 1990s as part of an online course.

Geiriadur Rwsieg-Cymraeg/Cymraeg-Rwsiegwww.cymraeg.ru/geiriadur/
A Welsh-Russian/Russian-Welsh dictionary which was prepared by Dmitri Hrapof of Moscow.

Technical terms:

Y Porth Termau Cenedlaethol : The National Terminology Portalhttp://termau.org/
A database of terms prepared by Bangor University’s Terminology and Language Technology Unit. It also provides links to a number of similar resources.

TermCymruwww.termcymru.cymru.gov.uk/
This is a bank of terms used by Welsh Government translators in their everyday work. It is continually updated with a view to providing an increasingly comprehensive database of terminology which is standardised and which reflects current usage in the various fields of the Government’s operation. It also includes the names of Welsh Government initiatives and programmes, and the titles of many documents published by the Welsh Government and other bodies. It is published on the internet as a useful tool for bilingual working beyond the translation profession.

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol : Terms for Higher Educationhttp://www.colegcymraeg.ac.uk/en/resources/termau/
A database of terms for Higher Education.

Welsh names:

Enwau Cymru : Welsh Nameswww.e-gymraeg.org/enwaucymru/chwilio.aspx
A dictionary which lists the standardized spellings for Welsh place-names.

Portals:

European Dictionary Portalwww.dictionaryportal.eu/en/
The European Dictionary Portal, curated by experts in the European Network of e-Lexicography, is a guide to good online dictionaries of European languages regardless of whether you are an academic, a translator, a language teacher or simply a language enthusiast.


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