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Re: CHAT: silly (Welsh place) names

From:andrew <hobbit@...>
Date:Friday, March 23, 2001, 0:53
Am 03/22 21:13  Raymond Brown yscrifef:

> So there you have it, and I won't be surprised to find that *there* there > also exists a 12.25" gauge steam railway running 2.5 miles along the coast > of Keredigia (or is Ceredigia?) to connect with a ferry across whatever the > River Mawddach is called *there*; and that on this railway is an obscure > little halt with a massive great long name ;) >
The river seems to be called something like "Afon Moddrei", King Modd's River. That's the best I've been about to find after a morning's search. It may have been named for Moddrad, the Emperor's son. - andrew. -- Andrew Smith, Intheologus Lent: Living in Borrowed Time