Moving to Wales? Here are some essential Welsh words and phrases to get you started (and a few funny ones!)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

WELSH

Helo

Bore Da

Prynhawn da

Noswaith dda

Nos Da

Croeso

Os gwelwch yn dda

Diolch  

Shwmae

Cymru

Iechyd da! 

Ble mae.... 

Hwyl fawr

Cwtch

Nadolig llawen

And now for the funny ones…

 

Crempog

Sglodion

Igam Ogam

Sponcen

Bwci Bo

Bochdew

Ychafi

Moron

Ansbaradigaethus

 

ENGLISH

Hello

Good morning

Good afternoon

Good evening

Good night

Welcome

Please

Thank you

Hi, How are things?

Wales

cheers! 

Where is

Good bye

Hug/ Cuddle

Merry Christmas

 
 

Pancake

Chips

Zig-Zag

Squash (the game)

Ghost

Hamster (Fat Cheeks)

Horrible

Carrot

Amazing Beyond Belief

PRONUNCIATION

Hello

Bor-reh dah

Prin-houn dah

Noss-why-th tha

Noss dah

Croy-so

Os gwel oowch un tha

Dee-olch

Shoe-my

Cum-rhi

Yeh-chid dah

Blair my..

Hoo-il vowr

Cw-tsh

Nah-dole-ig llaw-wen

 
 

Crem-pog

Sglod-eon

ee-gam o-gam

Spon- ken

Bookee bore

Bokh-dehw

Uch-ah-vee

Said as the English word

Ans-bah-rah-dig-ay-this

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch- Longest place name in Wales.

Why not give pronouncing this a try?