You are almost correct(!)
‘Something’ in Welsh is “Rhywbeth” (pronounced “hrew-BETH”).
The letters ‘Rh’ count as 1 letter (known as a Digraph) in the Welsh alphabet, and is often pronounced as though the letters are the other way round! So you sound the “h” before the “r” (which is often rolled).
“Anything else” in Welsh is “unrhywbeth arall” (pronounced “een-hrew-BETH arr-AIHS”) - now, that last bit of pronounciation (the “IHS” bit) also needs explaining!
This is down to another digraph found in the Welsh alphabet - “LL”. This letter has a sound that is unique to the Welsh language, where you prepare yourself to make the sound for the letter “L”, but instead of voicing the “L” sound, you breath out around your tongue, so it makes a breathy hissing sound instead! It takes a bit of practice, and there are many words you will learn with SSiW that use this unique sound so you will get to practice it quite a lot! The “IHS” is probably the closest I can describe in English pronounciation to the actual sound!
Hope this helps…
It’s interesting - Mae’n ddiddorol (Mine thith-O-rol) where the “th” is hard like in the English word “the”
I think (that) it’s interesting - Dw i’n meddwl fod o’n ddiddorol (Doo een MEH-thul vod own thith-O-rol)
Which course are you doing at the moment Theresa? That last one is introducing a form using bod that is taught towards the end of Course 2. If that is not where you are, don’t worry about it. If you said Dw i’n meddwl mae’n ddiddorol that would be understood as well.
The Welsh for ‘year’ is "blwyddyn" “BLOO-OI-vvin” (‘dd’ is another digraph, which has the “th” sound you find in words like “this” and “they”. So the “vv” I’ve put in the pronounciation is meant to represent the slight buzzing sound produced when you say it).
So “I have been learning for about a year” is “Dw i wedi bod yn dysgu am biti Blwyddyn” (or in the north - “dw i wedi bod yn dysgu am tua blwyddyn”).
This is the northern:
Wrthot ti/to you. He: O/FO/FE
Mae dyn isio gofyn rhywbeth wrthot ti…The man is wanting to ask you something
Mae dyn yn trio gofyn rhywbeth wrthot ti…The man is trying to ask you something.
I ti/to you
Mae dyn yn moyn gofyn rhywbeth i ti…
Mae dyn yn trio gofyn rhywbeth i ti