The Welsh Cyrillic alphabet was invented by Sam Bateman in August of 2014. He wanted to make the Welsh language easier to read for speakers of Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, etc., and to diversify the language itself. It is used for writing Welsh, and was modelled on the Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian Cyrillic, Kildin Sami and Nivkh alphabets, although several letters are pronounced differently.
Welsh Cyrillic is an alphabet with 29 letters, written from left to right, and is used for writing in Welsh.
Ѓенир пауб ън ҏъђ ак ън ѓъдрађ а̄'и ѓилъђ меун ырђас а гаулиаы. Ве'ы кънъсѓаеђир ā ҏесум а хъдуъбод, а дълаи пауб ъмђуън ъ наиљ ат ъ љаљ меун ъсбръд къмодлон.
Genir pawb yn rhydd ac yn gydradd â'i gilydd mewn urddas a hawliau. Fe'u cynysgaeddir â rheswm a chydwybod, a dylai pawb ymddwyn y naill at y llall mewn ysbryd cymodlon.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They
are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another
in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Constructed scripts for: Ainu | Arabic | Chinese languages | Dutch | English | Hawaiian | Hungarian | Japanese | Korean | Lingala | Malay & Indonesian | Persian | Tagalog / Filipino | Russian | Sanskrit | Spanish | Taino | Turkish | Vietnamese | Welsh | Other natural languages | Colour-based scripts | Tactile scripts | Phonetic/universal scripts | Constructed scripts for constructed languages | Adaptations of existing alphabets | Fictional alphabets | Magical alphabets | A-Z index | How to submit a constructed script
Information about Welsh | Phrases (serious) | Phrases (silly) | Numbers | Family words | Terms of endearment | Colours | Time | Dates | Weather | Idioms | Proverbs | Tongue twisters | Songs | Tower of Babel | Coelbren y Beirdd (Bardic alphabet) | Braille for Welsh | Links | Learning materials | My podcast about Welsh | Comparison of Celtic languages | Celtic cognates | Celtiadur
Why not share this page:
Note: all links on this site to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.fr are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.
If you're looking for home or car insurance in the UK, why not try Policy Expert?