Pronunciation of Welsh Mountains


The following is a list of Welsh mountains with their pronunciations, this is to help hillwalkers who don’t have a good understanding of the Welsh language. Please excuse any mistakes and feel free to notify me of corrections and additions. Please note, as with all languages there are some local variations in pronunciation, so please do not consider this as a perfect guide.

• Upper case is used to show emphasis. When it is all in upper case, the name is pronounced with an even emphasis.

Mountain NamePronunciation
Cader IdrisCAD-AIR IDRIS
CarneddauCARN-ETH-AYE
Carnedd DafyddCARNETH DAVITH
Carnedd LlewelynCARNETH THLOO-ELIN
Carnedd UgainCARNEDD UGOIN
CnictKUHNICT
Crib GochCRIB GOCK
Elidir FawrELIDEER VOWER
Glyder FachGLID-DUR VAK
Glyder FawrGLID-DUR VOWER
Moel HebogMOIL HEH-BOG
Moel SiabodMOIL SEE-A-BOD
Pen Yr Ole WenPEN URR OLEH WEN
TryfanTRI-VAN
Yr ElenURR ELEN
Y LliweddUR THLOO-ETH