Celtic Welsh Words

Drogo’s List of Celtic Welsh Words

adeilad = building           aderyn (adar) = bird

ahnod = difficult

afon = river                   agor = open

allan = out                      afal = apple     alban= scotland

amser= time                  anfon = send

anghofio = forget          = remember

anghywir = wrong        de = right, south

anferth = huge              anadlu = breathe

annwyd, sal = illness             ar = on

ar unwaith = at once    araf = slow   argoll= lost

arbennig = special arian = money

aros = stay, wait           arwydd = sign

at = to, at, located

bach, bychan = small     byr = short

bardd- bird singer        balch = proud, happy

bara = bread

byd = world

bellach, nawr= now              beth = what

blodyn, blodau= flower blwyddyn = year

bob = always, every              bodlon = satisfied, willing

bore = morning      brifo = hurt

brokk- by rocks (brook), badger

bron = almost (brown=brown)     brwnt, budr = dirty

bryn = hill              bys = finger   byw = live

bwydo = feed          bwthyn = cottage

cadair = chair        cae. maes = field    cael = get

cath = cat               casau = hate           cartre = home

caled = hard           canu = sing     caru = love

carr (karr) – to carry, a cart

ceg = mouth   cegin = kitchen      celwydd – lie

ci (gi)= dog               cig = meat       clwb=club       coch=red

coed = wood   coffi=coffee   costus=expensive

cor – short, dwarf

corff = body   crac = angry         crwn=round

cywm, cwm, quim, dyfryn= valley, feminine

cwrw =beer   cychwyn =start

cyfarchion = greetings        croeso = welcome

cyllell = knife         cymorth = help      cymru = wales

cystal = so, equal   cysgu = sleep         cynnes = warm

chi = you         chwalu = destroy          chwarae = play

da = good, right      do = yes  de = right, south

dal, tal= tall, catch        danfon = send

darn = piece   diflannu = disappear

diwedd = end          din = home, hearth        dinas = city

diod = drink            diolch = thank you

dod = come, bring          dogfen = document

dolmen = daol (long flat) + maen (main stone)

deon, dion = dune, hill, fort, man

drwg = bad     drws = door           dwr = water

derwydd = der (oak) + (wydd) wood, druid

dydd = day

(llun = Monday, mawrth = Tuesday, mercher = Wednesday, iau = Thursday, gwener = Friday, sadwrn = Saturday, sul =Sunday)

dyfodol = future for a man         dyn, dion = man

e, fe = he, him, it

efo = with       eistedd= sit     ennill = win, earn

eto = again

fanna = there        fel = like, as    finnau, i = i, me

fferm = farm         ffordd= way  fforest=forest

gaea= winter gawl= call       gan = by

gardd=garden        golygus= good looking

gwanwyn= spring         gwynt = wind

gogledd= north      gorllewin= west

haf = summer        heulog= sunny       hi= she, her, it

heno = tonight

hithau= she, it        hwon= this, one

hunan= self            isal = lower    ian = up

karr- car, cart, carry

lloegr= england     llong= ship

mai= that

mab, mabon= son            mam= mother

math = type of kind       mawr= big

mel = honey    menywn = woman, butter

mynd = go       naddo, nage = no            neb= no-one

nature=nature      neis=nice        newydd=new

ni = we, us      nesa = next, near

nofio= swim

nol = fetch      nos= night               o = of, from

oer= cold        os, pe = if

pan = when     pen= head, end       peth= thing

pleant= child          poeth= hot      pont= bridge

pwy= who               rhoi= give, put

sut= how         syth= straight

tad = father   tan = until       teg= fair    tegan=toy

talu= pay        taro = hit        tirlun= landscape

torri= break, cut          tau= about apx.      tu= side

troed = foot, trod         ty= house

wyneb = face         wedyn= then, later       wy = egg

yr= the           yma= here      yn= in      un= one

*

dw i = i am              wt ti = you are

o’n i = i was             o’t ti =  you were

maen nhw = they are

“keep-a-look” = look       -ydd, -nnod, -oedd, -nau

na fydda= no i wont be

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