Welsh language Edinburgh Scotland
We have been providing Welsh language translation, interpretation and voice-over/dubbing services for over ten years. Thanks to our team of experienced project managers, qualified translators and trusted linguists, we will make sure your requirements are covered and deliver exactly what you need. Contact Welsh language Edinburgh Scotland today.
What services do Welsh language Edinburgh Scotland offer…
All our Welsh services are listed below. If you cannot find the service you are looking for, simply contact us to discuss your project and request a quotation. We are more than happy to help you with any question or request you may have.
Facts about the Welsh language
- Welsh is spoken as a native language in Wales, England and Y Wladfa (the Welsh colony in Chubut Province, Argentina with around 72,000 inhabitants and around 5,000 Welsh speakers). In 2012, the total number of native speakers of Welsh was around 700,000.
- The term in Welsh for the language is ‘Cymraeg’, and ‘Cymru’ for the country.
- In accordance with the Welsh Language Act 1993 and the Government Act of Wales 1998, the Welsh and English languages are to be treated equally in the public sector, as far as is reasonable and practical.
- The longest place name in the United Kingdom is Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, a large village on the island of Anglesey in Wales, also known as Llanfairpwllgwyngyll. The name roughly translates as ‘St Mary’s Church in the Hollow of the White Hazel near a Rapid Whirlpool and the Church of St. Tysilio near the Red Cave’.
- In the mid to late 19th century Welsh was widely spoken in Cardiff – Ely and Splott were particularly strong Welsh-speaking areas.