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16 October 2014
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BBC - Catchphrase - Ysbyty Brynaber - Week 7


Week 7 - Main grammatical points

Do you remember the vocabulary relating to Bonfire Night?

Noson Guto Ffowc - Guy Fawkes Night
tân gwyllt - fireworks
coelcerth - a bonfire

And here's an important word for you - cynnau - to light a fire - cynnau tân.

And some more important phrases for bonfire night

Gan bwyll - steady on - gan bwyll

Bydd yn ofalus - Be careful
Rhag ofn inni gael damwain - In case we have an accident

Rhag ofn - in case

Note the present short form of cael. You are aware I'm sure of the form Ga i - Can I have or May I have and the answer Cei and Na Chei. Brian says to his son Rhodri: Gei di nhw rwan - You can have them now.

The full forms are

Ga i - I can have
Gei di - You can have
Gaiff e/o neu hi - He/She can have
Gawn ni - We can have
Gewch chi - You can have
Gân nhw - They can have


The focus moves back to the hospital:

Here are some more useful words used in the hospital:

Niwed - damage
Methu stopio crynu - can't stop shaking
Gwenwyn - poison
Rhag ofn - in case
Pen ysgafn - light headed
Teimlo - to feel
Gorwedd - to lie down
Gwely/gwlâu - bed/beds

Note that when Brian talks to his son Rhodri he uses the word CHDI

Brian - Dyma i chdi roced a hanner

In north Walian dialect chdi is often heard instead of ti - you.Well i chdi fynd i agor y drws - You'd better go and open the door.

Dy frawd a chdi - your brother and you.

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