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21.0Gwaith (Work)Downloads
21.1 Eich/ dy - Your
21.2 Trefn geiriau - Word order
21.3 Y genidol - Showing possession
21.4 Ateb cwestiwn - Answering a question
21.5 's' genidol - Possessive "s"
21.6 Gofyn cwestiwn - What do you want to be?
21.7 Siarad am y gorffennol - Talking about the past
21.8 Sgwrs - Conversation
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Series One | Lesson: 21 | Level: entry_level

21.4 - Ateb cwestiwn - Answering a question

As with answers about yourself, the information comes first:

Gwraig t? ydy hi.
- She's a housewife.

Ysgrifenyddes ydy hi.
- She's a secretary.

Meddyg ydy e (o).
- He's a doctor.

Mecanic ydy hi.
- She's a mechanic.

Learn the following expressions:

Dydy hi ddim yn gweithio. - She isn't working/doesn't work.
Mae hi wedi ymddeol. - She's retired.
Mae hi'n ddiwaith. - She's unemployed.

Dydy e (o) ddim yn gweithio. - He isn't working/doesn't work.
Mae e (o) wedi ymddeol. - He's retired.
Mae e (o)'n ddiwaith. - He's unemployed.

It is important for you to realize that if you don't know the Welsh word for a job or profession - use the English word and don't apologise!

'Judge' ydw i!
'Barrister' ydy hi!
'Member of Parliament' ydy e (o)!

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