What is your favourite Welsh Word?

Mine is ‘canys’. It’s an old word used often in the bible. Though I’m not religious, I do love how beautiful it sounds and how subtle it is. It means ‘because’ or ‘since’ and is used before an adjective.

But what about ‘pendwmpian’ or ‘slebog’…?

https://nation.cymru/culture/best-words-welsh-language/

What is yours?

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A phrase more than a word - “mae hynny yn debynnu” = “that depends”. I try to make a point of saying it at least once a week. :smile:

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Sbigoglys!

or pendramwnwgl :heart:

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Saying and feeling “Bendigedig!” is a great joy. :slight_smile:

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Datblygu… Have had lots of it here over the years!

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My favorite word changes as I learn new vocabulary but Bendigedig is great fun to say! I guess some of my children like it too because they named the neighbors new horse “Bendigedig”.

my almost 3yr old has a new favorite word as well…

David: Mommy can David have a cheese stick? (speaks in third person… the joys of language learning)

Me: sure

David: Coffi Du!!!

I thought maybe it was a funny fluke but then yesterday we went out to eat and when I brought him his food he shouted “Coffi Du!!”. Apparently in our home the words “coffee du” mean HOORAY :smile:

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That’s a super cute phrase.

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It’s fun living next door to the village of Pontrhydfendigaid = The Bridge over the Blessed Ford. The “Blessed” refers to Abaty Ystrad Fflur = Strata Florida Abbey on its outskirts.
Great story about David’s vocab. :smile: