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Discovering Wales and Welsh: first steps
Discovering Wales and Welsh: first steps

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2.1 Bore Da!

The activity below introduces you to how to greet people in Welsh.

Activity 3

Look at the following images (Figures 6–11), then match the English phrases to their equivalent phrases in Welsh.

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Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. Helo.

  2. Bore da.

  3. Prynhawn da.

  4. Noswaith dda.

  5. Nos da.

  6. Sut mae?

  7. Sut dych chi?

  8. Da iawn, diolch.

  9. Hwyl / Da boch chi.

  • a.Good evening.

  • b.Very well, thanks.

  • c.How are you?

  • d.Good afternoon.

  • e.Good morning.

  • f.Goodbye.

  • g.Hello.

  • h.Good night.

  • i.How are things?

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = g
  • 2 = e
  • 3 = d
  • 4 = a
  • 5 = h
  • 6 = i
  • 7 = c
  • 8 = b
  • 9 = f