DYDD GWYL DEWI SANT HAPUS - HAPPY ST DAVID'S DAY 2014
As its St David's Day I thought I would write some Welsh phrases for you so if you've ever wanted to learn well here's a starter for you. I thought I would round it off with the lyrics of the Welsh National Anthem. I also found this old photo of the Welsh Dragon from 1900 & thought it was lovely.
LETS LEARN WELSH
Good morning - Bore da ["BORreh da”]
Good afternoon - Prynhawn da ["pnaown da”]
Good evening - Noswaith dda ["NOSSwythe dha”]
Goodnight - Nos da ["nos da”]
Hello - Helo ["heLO”]
Hi!, How are you?- Sut mae? Shw mae? ["shoo mye”] (South Welsh)
Welcome - Croeso ["CROY-so”]
Goodbye - Hwyl ["hooil”]
Bye - Hwyl ["hooil”]
Good luck - Pob lwc ["pawb look”]
Best wishes - Pob dymuniad da ["pawb duhMINyad da”]
Congratulations - Llongyfarchiadau ["hlong-guhvarkhYADeye”]
Darling - Cariad ["CARRYad”]
I love you - Dw i’n dy garu di ["doo een duh GARee dee”]
Hen Wlad fy Nhadau
(Land of my Fathers)
The Welsh National Anthem
Mae hen wlad fy nhadau yn annwyl i mi
Gwlad beirdd a chantorion enwogion o fri
Ei gwrol ryfelwr, gwlad garwyr tra mad
Tros ryddid collasant eu gwaed.
Pleidiol wyf i'm gwlad,
Tra môr yn fur i'r bur hoff bau
O bydded i'r hen iaith barhau
Land of my Fathers, O land of the free,
A land of poets and minstrels, famed men.
Her brave warriors, patriots much blessed,
It was for freedom that they lost their blood.
I am devoted to my country.
So long as the sea is a wall to this fair beautiful land,
May the ancient language remain.
I thought I would treat you with this amazing version of the National Anthem by 'Only Men Aloud'