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Welsh Pronunciation

 

English                        Welsh                         Phonetic

Counting                     Cyfrif                           Kughvreeve   

One                              Un                                 Inn                             

Two                             Dau                               Dai                             

Three                           Tri                                 Tree                           

Four                             Pedwar                          Ped wah r                   

Five                              Pump                             Pimp               

Six                                Chwech                         Chweych                    

Seven                           Saith                              Sah eeth

Eight                             Wyth                             Oo eeth

Nine                             Naw                              Now

Ten                              Deg                               Deg

 

Greetings                    Cyfarchau                    Kughvarchai

Good Morning               Bore Da

Good Afternoon            Pnawn Da                    P noun Da

Good Evening                Noswaith Da                 Nose waeeth Da

Good Night                   Nos Da                         Nose da

How are you                 Syd ydach chwi             Sid ughdagh chwee

Very good Thank you    Da  Iawn Diolch            Da eeown deeolch

 

Weather                      Tywydd                        Tugh ooeedd

Terrible weather            Tywydd Ofnadwy         Tughooeeth Ovnadweeth

Raining                         Bwrw Glaw                  Booroo Glaoo

Fine Weather                Tywydd Braf                Tughooeeth Brav

Sunshine                       Heulwen                       Hailwhen

Snow                            Eira                              Eighragh

Snowing                        Bwrw Eira                    Booroo Eighragh

Nice Weather               Tywydd Hardd              Tughooeeth Hardd

 

Colour                         Lliw                             Lleeoo

Blue                             Glas                              Glass

Green                           Gwyrdd                        Gooeerdd

Brown                          Brown

Black                            Du                                Dee

Pink                              Pinc

White                           Gwyn                           Gooeen

Yellow                          Melyn                           Mayleen

Red                              Coch                            Koch

 

Month                         Mis                              Miss

January                         Ionawr                          Eeonaoor

February                       Chwefror                      Chooeghvror

March                          Mawrth                         Ma oorth

April                             Ebrill                             Ebreell

May                             Mai

June                             Mehefin                        May hay veen

July                              Gorffennaf                    Gor fen av

August                          Awst                            A oost

September                    Medi                             May dee

October                        Hydref                          Hud drave

November                     Tachwedd

December                     Rhagfyr                        Rhagfeer

Day                              Diwrnod          Dee oor nod

Monday                        Dyddllyn           Dith lleen

Tuesday                        Dyddmawrth     Dith ma oorth

Wednesday                   Dyddmercher    Dith merch er

Thursday                      Dyddiau            Dith ee aye

Friday                           Dyddgwener     Dith goo en er

Saturday                       Dyddsadwrn     Dith sadoorn

Sunday                         Dyddsul            Dith sil

Alphabet. Contains 29 letters

A-B-C-CH-D-DD-E-F-FF-G-NG-H-I-J-L-LL-M-N-O-P-PH-R-RH-S-T-TH-U-W-Y

The letter J- was only recently added

There are seven vowels

A-as the A in darling

E-as the E in Pet

I-as the EE in Deep

U-as the I in sit

O-as the O in Pot

W as the OO in Zoo

Y-Most common as I in Sir

The Consonants

C-as the C in Cat

CH-as Loch never as Church

DD-as TH in The

TH-as Th in Think

F-as V in Very

FF-as F in Farm

G as G in Goat

NG-as ng in Long

RH-as in Rhode Island

LL-Just place your tongue on the inner face of your front teeth and gently exhale air.