The 5th Welsh lesson teaches the use of the gender by creating the feminine from the masculine form. In addition to that, I included a vocabulary list about clothes and finally common phrases about origins. 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.
Knowing how to derive the feminine from the masculine form is very useful. It can make it easy to have a conversation about family members, pets, or professions. An example would be: "man", "woman", "Cat (fem.)", "cat (masc.)" etc.
Below is a list of 12 masculine and feminine 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.
Now we will try to implement some of the forms above into full Welsh sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.
|He is tall||Mae e'n dal|
|She is tall||Mae hi'n dal|
|He is a short man||Mae e'n ddyn byr|
|She is a short woman||Mae hi'n fenyw byr|
|He is German||Almaenwr yw ef|
|She is German||Almaenwraig yw hi|
|Japanese men are friendly||Mae dynion Siapaneaidd yn gyfeillgar|
|Japanese women are friendly||Mae menywod Siapaneaidd yn gyfeillgar|
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Below is a list of 20 words related to clothes and wearable accessories. Memorizing them by heart can make it easy for you to shop for clothes and maybe get some good bargains.
|Watch||oriawr / wats|
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Finally, these are a couple of phrases used in conversations to express where you are from or where you live etc. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Welsh Phrases page.
|Do you like my dress?||Ydych chi'n hoffi fy ffrog?|
|I lost my socks||Collais fy hosanau (Rwyf wedi colli fy hosanau)|
|It looks good on you||Mae'n edrych yn dda (arna ti)|
|She has a beautiful ring||Mae ganddi modrwy brydferth|
|These pants (trousers) are long||Mae'r trowsus yma'n hir|
|These shoes are small||Mae'r esgidiau hyn yn fach|
|Where are you from?||Lle ydych chi'n dod o?|
|I'm from the U.S||Rwy'n dod o'r UDA|
|I'm American||Rwy'n Americanaidd|
|Where do you live?||Lle ydych chi'n byw?|
|I live in the U.S||Rwy'n byw yn yr UDA|
|Do you like it here?||Ydych chi'n ei hoffi yma?|
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Congratulations! You finished your 5th lesson in Welsh about masculine, feminine, and clothes. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Welsh Lesson 6. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Welsh homepage.