Type Country
Pronounced Pron. WAYLZ(English) VEHLS(German, Dutch) VAYLS(German) WAYLS(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Old English Wealas, derived from wealh meaning "foreigner, Celt". This is the name of a country (part of the United Kingdom) in the west of the island of Great Britain. In Welsh it is called Cymru.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesWealas(Anglo-Saxon) Galles(French) Galles(Italian) Gales(Portuguese) Gales(Spanish)


Entry updated December 7, 2022