Esgyrn Dafydd!*

* David’s bones!

Welsh Wales

Expression USED On Occasion BY Older Generations

It is an expression people use to convey shock over the scale of what is happening/happened. Usually used if what is happening is a big deal.

“Mae Mair wedi colli ei phyrs rhywle yn Llundain!” “Esgyrn Dafydd! Does ganddi dim siawns i ffeindio fo ‘rwan!”

“Mary has lost her purse somewhere in London!” “David’s bones! She has got no chance to find it now!”