Gair y Diwrnod - Word of the Day


#424

Word(s) of the Day 06/12/2018

Are you ready for this…?

Nadolig = nad-all-igg
Tymor y Nadolig = tum-ore uh nad-all-igg
Gŵyl = goo-ill
Llawen = llah-when (Welsh ll sound)
Paratoi = para-toy
Addurn = ah-thurn
Addurniadau = ah-thurn-yad-aye
Addurno = ah-thurn-oh
Seren = sare-enn
Angel = ang-elle (ang as in bang)
Golau = gol-aye (short o sound)
Goleuadau = gol-ey-add-aye

Nadolig means Christmas
Tymor y Nadolig means the Christmas season
Gŵyl means holiday/festival
Llawen means jolly/happy
Paratoi means to prepare
Addurn means decoration
Addurniadau means decorations
Addurno means to decorate
Seren means star
Angel means angel
Golau means light
Goleuadau means lights

More Christmas vocabulary soon… :slight_smile:

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#425

Words of the Day

I thought these phrases may be of use as the Christmas season gains momentum…

Dw i isho/eisiau paratoi at y Nadolig = do-ee ee-sho/ey-shy para-toy at eh nad-all-igg

Dw i angen paratoi at y Nadolig = Dw i ang-enn para-toy at eh nad-all-igg

Mae’n rhaid i mi baratoi at y Nadolig = mine hra-eed ee mee para-toy at eh nad-all-igg

Dw i’n paratoi at y Nadolig = do-een para-toy at eh nad-all-igg

Dw i’n mynd i baratoi at y Nadolig = do-een mind i bara-toy at eh nad-all-igg (mind as in Mindy not as in minder)

Dw i wedi gorffen paratoi at y Nadolig = do i wed-ee gore-phen para-toy at eh nad-all-igg


Dw i isho/eisiau paratoi at y Nadolig means I want to prepare for Christmas

Dw i angen paratoi at y Nadolig means I need to prepare for Christmas

Mae’n rhaid i mi baratoi at y Nadolig means I have to prepare for Christmas

Dw i’n paratoi at y Nadolig means I am preparing for Christmas

Dw i’n mynd i baratoi at y Nadolig means I am going to prepare for Christmas

Dw i wedi gorffen paratoi at y Nadolig means I have finished preparing for Christmas

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#426

Thank you so much for this!!