Welsh placename roots

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aberconfluence of water bodies
afonriver
allthillside/wood
bachlittle
beddgrave
betwschapel, oratory
blaensource of stream, upland
blaenausources of stream, upland
brynhill
bwlchgap in hills, pass
caefield, enclosure
caerfort, stronghold
capelchapel
carncairn
carneddcairn
cascastle
castellcastle
cefnridge
ceiquay
cilcorner/nook/recess
clogsteep cliff
clogwynsteep cliff
coedforest/wood
corsbog
croescross/crossroads
crughillock
cwmvalley
cymerconfluence
dinhill fort
dinascity
dolmeadow
dwfrwater
dŵrwater
dyffrynvalley
eglwyschurch
erwacre
ffinboundary
fforddroad
ffriddwood
ffynnonspring
garthenclosure/garden/ridge
glanbank of river or lake
glyndeep valley
gwaunmoorland
hafodsummer farmstead
hafnravine
hendrewinter farmstead
llanparish/parish church
llannerchclearing
llechcovert/slate
llynlake
maenstone
mawrbig
melinmill
merthyrmartyrium
moelbare hill
môrsea
morfamarsh
mynyddmountain/moorland
nantbrook/small valley
newyddnew
ogofcave
pandyfulling mill
panthollow/valley
parcpark/field
penhead/end
penrhynpromontory
pentrehomestead/village
pistyllwaterfall
plashall/mansion
pontbridge
porthharbour/gateway
pwllpool
rhaeadrwaterfall
rhiwhill/slope
rhosmoor/promontory
rhydford
sarncauseway
sircounty/shire
strydstreet
tafarninn/tavern
tonlea
traethbeach
trefvillage/town
house
y, yr, ‘rthe
ynysisland/river-meadow
ysbytyhospital
ysgolschool
ystradvalley floor

 

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