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THE WELSH ALPHABET 
YR WYDDOR

The Welsh alphabet (Yr Wyddor) is often one of the first pieces of 'homework' sent home.

Our video below reads through The Welsh Alphabet (Yr Wyddor) for you to hear how each letter is pronounced. We've also included handy links at the bottom of this page so you can practise reading, writing and listening to alphabet songs with your child. 

Yr Wyddor Quick Facts
  • There are 29 letters in the Welsh alphabet.

  • There are seven vowels in Welsh, a, e, i, o, u, w, and y

  • There are no 'k', 'q' or  'z' letters in Welsh

  • The following letter combinations count as single letters:

       ch, dd, ff, ng, ll, ph, rh, th

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