Useful Welsh expressions

If possible, it’s always a good idea to use Welsh idioms and expressions in a piece of writing or when you speak, but try to do this naturally – don’t just string together a number of different sayings or it could sound false.

Here are some useful idioms and expressions you could use in almost any situation:

WelshEnglish
ar y cyfanon the whole
cyn bo hirbefore long
erbyn hynby now
fel arferusually
heb os nac oni baiwithout a shadow of a doubt
nawr ac yn y man/rŵan ac yn y mannow and then
wrth gwrsof course