Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Welsh Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. This longer form of the name was invented for promotional purposes in the 1860s.

Proper noun[edit]

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

  1. A village in Anglesey in North Wales, known for having the longest place name in the United Kingdom.

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Welsh[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Composed of the following elements:

Full meaning: “Saint Mary’s Church in the hollow of the white hazel near the rapid whirlpool and the Church of Saint Tysilio of the red cave”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): [ˌɬan.vai̯r.pʊɬˌɡwɨ̞n.ɡɨ̞ɬ.ɡɔˌɡɛr.əˌχwɨ̞rnˌdrɔ.bʊɬˌɬan.təˌsɪl.jɔˌɡɔ.ɡɔˈɡoːχ]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): [ˌɬan.vai̯r.pʊɬˌɡwɪn.ɡɪɬ.ɡɔˌɡɛr.əˌχwɪrnˌdrɔ.bʊɬˌɬan.təˌsɪl.jɔˌɡɔ.ɡɔˈɡoːχ]
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  • Hyphenation: Llan‧fair‧pwll‧gwyn‧gyll‧go‧ger‧y‧chwyrn‧dro‧bwll‧llan‧ty‧si‧lio‧go‧go‧goch

Proper noun[edit]

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

  1. A village in Anglesey in North Wales, which has the longest place name in the UK.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch Lanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
nasal aspirate
unchanged unchanged

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