Comparative

Welsh Lesson 17 (Comparative and Shopping)

Duration: 30 mins

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This 17th lesson teaches the comparative form in Welsh. In addition, I am including a vocabulary list about shopping and eating at a restaurant. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Welsh Classes.

Comparative

This lesson includes not only the comparative form but the superlative and the diminutive forms as well. That way you make comparisons, but also you can say what is better and what is worse.

Below is a list of 20 comparative forms that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Welsh, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Comparative Form in Welsh

Comparative Welsh
As... asmor...a
Talleryn dalach
Shorteryn fyrach
Youngeryn ifancach
Olderyn henach
As tall as mor dal a
Taller thanyn dalach na
Shorter thanyn fyrach na
More beautifulyn fwy prydferth
Less beautifulyn llai prydferth
Most beautifuly prydferthaf
Happyhapus
Happierhapusach
Happiesthapusaf
You are happyrydych yn hapus
You are as happy as Mayarydych yr un more hapus a Maya
You are happier than Mayarydych yn hapusach na Maya
You are the happiestChi ydy'r hapusaf
Goodda
Bettergwell
Bestgorau
Baddrwg
Worsegwaeth
Worstgwaethaf

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Vocabulary List about Shopping

Below is a list of 18 words related to shopping such as in the supermarket. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to buy many food necessities from the supermarket or the shopping mall without a problem.

Shopping List in Welsh

Shopping Welsh
Can you take less?Ydych chi'n fodlon cymryd llai?
Do you accept credit cards?Ydych chi'n derbyn cardiau credyd?
How much is this?Faint yw hwn?
I'm just lookingDim on edrych ydwyf, diolch
Only cash please!Dim ond arian parod os gwelwch yn dda!
This is too expensiveMae hwn yn ddrud iawn
Cafecaffi
Casharian parod
Cheaprhad
Checkbil
Cinemasinema
Credit cardcarden credyd
Expensivedrud
Gas stationgorsaf betrol
Museumamgueddfa
Parkingparcio
Pharmacyfferyllfa
Supermarketarchfarchnad

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Vocabulary List about Restaurants

Below is a list of 30 words related to eating at a restaurant. Obviously, they will come in handy if you invite someone out to dinner or order something off the menu without a problem.

Restaurant Terms in Welsh

Restaurant Welsh
I'm vegetarianRwy'n llysieuwr
It is very delicious!Mae'n flasus iawn!
May we have the check please!Gallwn ni gael y bil os gwelwch yn dda?
The bill please!Y bil os gwelwch yn dda!
Waiter / waitress!gweinydd/ gweinyddes!
What do you recommend? (to eat)Beth ydych chi'n ei argymell i fwyta?
What's the name of this dish?Beth yw enw'r pryd yma?
Where is there a good restaurant?Lle allwn ni ffeindio tŷ bwyta da?
A cup ofdisgled o (s)/ paned o (n)
A glass ofgwydryn o
Black pepperpupur du
Breadbara
Dessertmelysfwyd/ pwdin
Foodbwyd
Forkfforc
Knifecyllell
Menubwydlen
Napkinnapcyn
Plateplât
Saladsalad
Salthalen
Saltyhallt
Soupcawl
Spicysbeislyd
Spoonllwy
Sweetmelys
Tablebwrdd
Tip (money for the waiter)Amser (Dyddiau/ Misoedd)
Waterdŵr

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Congratulations! You finished your 17th lesson in Welsh about the comparative form, shopping and eating at a restaurant. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Welsh Lesson 18. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Welsh homepage.

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