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grêt

Welsh Wales

Word USED Frequently BY Young People

(adj.) Great

"Sut roedd y parti? Roedd hi'n grêt!"

"How was the party? It was great!"





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cŵl

Welsh Wales

Word USED Frequently BY Young People

(adj.) Cool.

"Mae Cymraeg yn iaith cŵl iawn."

"Welsh is a very cool language."





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shwmae

Welsh Wales

Standard Phrase USED Frequently BY Most People

(interj.) A casual greeting

“Shwmae Rhys.” “Shwmae Siân.“

“Hey Rhys.” “Hey Siân.”


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cerdded yn ling di long*

* to walk in a ling di long

Welsh Wales

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Some People

To loiter, to walk slowly or casually

"Ble mae Gruffudd?" "Mae e’n cerdded yn ling di long."

"Where’s Gruffudd?" "He is walking in a ling di long."





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paid â mynd o flaen gofid*

* don’t go ahead of fear

Welsh Wales

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

Used in response to someone looking for difficulties in a situation where they may not even be any, causing them to worry for nothing.

"Mae Cymraeg ddim yn rhy anodd - dylet ti ei dysgu. Paid â mynd o flaen gofid."

"Welsh is not too difficult - you should learn it. Don’t go ahead of fear."





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dim ffiars o beryg*

* no fear of danger

Welsh Wales

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Some People

Used to say that you’re unlikely to do something.

"Doedd dim ffiars o beryg i mi fynd yn ôl."

"There was no fear of danger to me of going back"





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paid â chodi pais ar ôl piso*

* don’t raise your petticoat after pissing

Welsh Wales

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Some People

Don’t spend time worrying about something that cannot be changed.

"Dylet ti wedi dod â siorts neu paid â chodi pais ar ôl piso."

"You should have come with shorts but don’t raise your petticoat after pissing."





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paned

Welsh Wales

Word USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

(n.) A cup of tea or coffee.

"Wyt ti’n eisiau paned?"

"Do you want some tea/coffee?"





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rhoi’r ffidl yn y tô*

* to put the violin in the roof

Welsh Wales

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

Used to say “To give up” - equivalent to the English “To throw the towel in”

"Roedd e’n dysgu Cymraeg ond mae e wedi rhoi’r ffidl yn y tô."

"He was learning Welsh but he has put the violin in the roof."





cer i grafu*

* go and scratch

Welsh Wales

Slang USED Frequently BY Young People

A way of telling someone to 'fuck off'.

"Wyt ti eisiau mynd i'r siopa heddiw?" "Cer i grafu!"

"Do you want to go to the shops today?" "Go and scratch!"