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From: "carolyn nelan" <>
Subject: Re: Welsh National Anthem (phonetic pronounciation)
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 1999 10:35:41 +1000
I required the sheet music to be able to play it. Anyone who watches
football would be familiar with the melody. I remember thinking how daunting
it must be for the opposition!
From: Brian Comley <>
Date: Monday, 12 July 1999 8:16
Subject: Welsh National Anthem (phonetic pronounciation)
>Welsh National Anthem (phonetic pronounciation)
>The interest has been truly amazing. Thank you to those who sent their own
anecdotes. My son tells me that because of the Welsh words scanning will not
work and would require editing. He thought of putting it on a Website for
all those interested to look at. So I am typing it out (phonetics in UPPER
CASE) and posting it to the List and not to individuals. Please excuse any
>Mae hen wlad fy nhadau
>MY HANE OO-LAHD VUN HAD-EYE
>yn annwyl i mi
>UN ANN-OOEEL EE ME
>Gwlad beirdd a chantorion
>GOO-LAHD BUYRTH AH CHANTORREON
>enwogion o fri,
>EN-WOG-YON OH VREE
>Ei gwrol ryfelwyr,
>EYE GOOROL RUV-ELWIRR,
>gwladgarwyr tra mad,
>GOOLAHD-GAHR-WIRR TRAH MARD,
>Dros ryddid collasant eu gwaed.
>DROSS RUH-THID CO-LLASANT EYE GWIDE.
>Pleidiol wyf i'm gwlad
>PLY-DEEOL OO VEEM GOO-LAHD
>Tra mor yn fur, i'r bur hoff bau
>TRA MORE UN VEER, EER BEERR HOAF BYE
>O bydded i'r hen iaith barhau.
>OH BUTH-ED EER HANE YUYTH BAR-HIGH.
>Those who have some idea of the Welsh pronounciation might use a
combination of the two. Can't help with the music. I though we all knew the
>Now let's have one more rousing chorus! and let the tears flow.
>Brian B Comley
>Porthcawl, Glamorgan (South Wales - U.K.)
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