Gwlad yr Iâ

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Calque of English Iceland, itself a calque of Old Norse Ísland.


  • IPA(key): /ˌɡwlaːd ər ˈjaː/

Proper noun[edit]

Gwlad yr  f

  1. Iceland (a country and island in Europe)

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Derived terms[edit]


Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Gwlad yr Iâ Wlad yr Iâ Ngwlad yr Iâ unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.


  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “Gwlad yr Iâ”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies