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29.0DirectionsDownloads
29.1 Ble mae'r......? - Where's the......?
29.2 Y fannod - The definite article
29.3 Ateb cwestiwn - Answering a question
29.4 Gosodiadau - Statements
29.5 Ar y cornel - On the corner
29.6 Cyfarwyddiadau - Commands
29.7 Ydy'r.....? - Is the.....?
29.8 Oes.....? - Is there a.....?
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Series One | Lesson: 29 | Level: foundation

29.6 - Cyfarwyddiadau - Commands

(a) mynd - to go

'Mynd' is an irregular verb, as you know, so the commands are irregular.

Ewch! - Go! (a CHI command)
Cer! - Go! (a TI command)
Dos! - Go! (a TI command in N.W.)

Ewch yn syth ymlaen!
- Go straight on!

Cer ar hyd Stryd y Frenhines!
- Go along Queen Street!

Dos i'r chwith!
- Go to the left!

Ewch heibio i'r banc.
- Go past the bank.


(b) All regular verbs form their commands by adding to the stem the endings:

- wch (for a CHI command)
- a (for a TI command)

Example (i) croesi - to cross

Croeswch! - Cross! (a CHI command)
Croesa! - Cross! (a TI command)

Croesa'r ffordd wrth y banc.
- Cross the road by the bank.

Croeswch yr heol ar bwys yr ysgol.
- Cross the road near the school.

Example (ii) troi - to turn

Trowch! - Turn! (a CHI command)
Troia / Tro! - Turn! (a TI command)

Trowch i'r dde wrth siop y cigydd.
- Turn to the right by the butcher's (shop).

Tro / Troia i'r chwith yn ymyl y caffe.
- Turn to the left near the cafe.

Example (iii) cerdded - to walk

Cerddwch! - Walk! (a CHI command)
Cerdda! - Walk! (a TI command)

Cerddwch heibio i Smiths.
- Walk past Smiths.

Cerdda ar hyd y stryd!
- Walk along the street!

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