- Ron Speer:
Diolch yn fawr. Do you speak Welsh? I've studied it, but the most
fluent speaker of it I know is Alexei Kondratiev. He's in out
Mythopoeic Society, and is a polyglot par excellence! ---djb.
I know very little Welsh, but I want to learn more. Wales, in my
opinion, is a very underated Celtic country. All my favourite Celtic myths
come from Wales and Welsh is the oldest living language, or so I have been
Diolch yn fawr,
- FrMacKen@... wrote:
>I love the Welsh versions of the King Arthur story, the mythology, very
> From: FrMacKen@...
> I know very little Welsh, but I want to learn more. Wales, in my > opinion, is a very underated Celtic country. All my favourite Celtic > myths come from Wales and Welsh is the oldest living language, or so I > have been informed.
> Diolch yn fawr,
much enjoy Welsh music (esp. by Plethyn), and the triple Welsh harp.
It's true that Welsh has a long continuity, and that it's changed little
over the years, so that a modern Welsh speaker can understand the Welsh
of the Bible as translated in the 1500's; I think that was their
earliest translation. That could not be said of English speakers.