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Welsh Scrabble
15/52 for the group 2016 Weekly Alphabet Challenge

This week's theme was: O is for Out of Order

I've arranged the letter tiles in the order of the Welsh alphabet -- at least at the start! It goes a little wrong at the end of the row. :)

In case you were wondering, CH and DD count as single letters in Welsh (as do ff, ng, ph, rh and th) so the alphabet goes:

a b c ch d dd e f ff g ng h i j l ll m n o p ph r rh s t th u w y


Welsh scrabble

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kaishin108 From: kaishin108 Date: April 16th, 2016 05:52 pm (UTC) (Link)
I had no idea there was Welsh Scrabble. Thank you for enlightening me :-)
heleninwales From: heleninwales Date: April 20th, 2016 10:22 am (UTC) (Link)
It's not just Welsh has different letters, it's that the frequency of the letters is different and that's reflected in the letter score. Also Welsh just doesn't have K, Q, X or Z, so you'd have to pull those letters out before starting the game or whoever picked them up would be forever stuck with them!
feodora From: feodora Date: April 17th, 2016 06:35 am (UTC) (Link)
In a quizz I do sometimes on my ipad, there was the question where the place with the longest name is Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch ....somewho it reminded me of you
heleninwales From: heleninwales Date: April 20th, 2016 10:23 am (UTC) (Link)
I have been near there, but never stopped to visit.
kishenehn From: kishenehn Date: April 17th, 2016 02:08 pm (UTC) (Link)
Welsh scrabble! Now that is very cool.

It would be a great teaching tool, as well ...
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