Synopses & Reviews
“ . . . a representative compilation on notably sound foundations . . . the most comprehensive and most thorough dictionary of its type currently available . . . a reference work and learning tool which will be of great value to all students of Welsh at all levels, to translators, and to first-language Welsh speakers wishing to improve their command of both languages . . . essential stock, to all academic, reference and lending libraries in Wales, and to libraries anywhere with an interest in Wales, Celtic Studies, Linguistics.” -Reference Reviews
“. . . Cownies compilation contains around 12,000 Welsh and English idiomatic phrases and is likely to prove invaluable to Welsh speakers and learners . . . a dictionary that will enable speakers of all abilities to add flavour and depth to their speech.” -South Wales Argus
South Wales Argus
About the Author
Alun Rhys Cownie is a retired university lecturer. He was born in Cardiff and now lives in Pwllheli, where he has learnt Welsh. Wyn G. Roberts is a retired primary school headteacher now living in Pwllheli.