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Castell Caerdydd
Bae Caerdydd


From Middle Welsh Caerdyf. Equivalent to caer (fort) +‎ Taf ([River] Taff); literally "fortified city on the River Taff".

The change from final /v/ to /ð/ is a local pronunciation, postdating the name being borrowed into English.


Proper noun[edit]

Caerdydd f

  1. Cardiff (a city and county, the capital and largest city of Wales)


Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Caerdydd Gaerdydd Nghaerdydd Chaerdydd
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.