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Title: Ysbryd y Mwynwyr - Spirit of the Miners
Waterwheel at LlywernogYstrad EinionWheelhouse, Bryn yr Arian

Welsh Greetings

Welsh is a living language. It's fun to learn, and holds the key to a rich vein of Welsh culture. There are many opportunities to learn Welsh. The language is part of the school curriculum, and parents can choose to have their children taught through the medium of Welsh. There are plenty of classes and courses for adults organised by local authorities, colleges and universities (details from the Welsh Language Board).

Bore da: Good morning
Dydd da: Good day
Prynhawn da: Good afternoon
Noswaith dda: Good evening
Nos da: Good night
Sut mae?: How are you?
Hwyl: Goodbye
Diolch: Thanks
Diolch yn fawr iawn: Thanks very much
Croeso: Welcome
Croeso i Gymru: Welcome to Wales
Da: Good
Da iawn: Very good
Dymuniadau gorau: Best wishes
Cyfarchion: Greetings

Place Names

Bach/fach: Small/little
Bryn: A hill
Bwlch: A pass or a gap
Capel: A chapel
Castell: Castle
Caer/Gaer: A Fort
Coed: Wood
Dŵr: Water
Ffynnon: A Well of spring
Ffordd: Road
Glan: A river or water bank
Glyn: A glen or valley
Llyn: Lake or pool
Mynydd: Mountain
Nant: A stream
Pen: Top or end
Pentre: Village
Pont: Bridge
Tre: A homestead or town
Tŷ: House