The 6th lesson teaches counting in cardinal and ordinal numbers in Welsh. I also included a vocabulary list about school and finally common daily phrases. 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 count in Welsh is essential and should be one of first things to learn. By simply knowing numbers from 1 to 9 you could express large numbers in a simplified way. Cardinal numbers are for counting such as "1, 2, 3 ...". Ordinal numbers represent order or rank such as "1st, 2nd, 3rd ...".
Below is a list of the first 20 cardinal and ordinal numbers 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.
|Eleventh||unfed ar ddeg|
|Thirteen||tri ar ddeg|
|Thirteenth||trydydd ar ddeg|
|Fourteen||pedwar ar ddeg|
|Fourteenth||pedwaredd ar ddeg|
|Sixteen||un ar bymtheg|
|Sixteenth||unfed ar bymtheg|
|Seventeen||dau ar bymtheg|
|Seventeenth||ail ar bymtheg|
|Nineteen||pedwar ar bymtheg|
|Nineteenth||pedwaredd ar bymtheg|
|Thirty three (31)||trideg tri|
|One hundred (100)||cant|
|Three hundred and sixty (360)||tri chant chwedeg|
|One thousand (1000)||mil|
|Two thousand and fourteen (2014)||dwy fil a pedwar ar ddeg|
Now we will try to implement some of the numbers above into full Welsh sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.
|I'm 30 years old||Rwy'n drideg mlwydd oed|
|I have 2 sisters and 1 brother||Mae gen i dwy chwaer ac un brawd|
|English is my first language||Saesneg yw fy iaith cyntaf|
|Her second language is Spanish||Sbaeneg yw ei ail iaith|
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Below is a list of 26 words related to school and classrooms. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able communicate to a teacher/students many objects in your class.
|Notebook (paper notebook)||llyfr nodiadau|
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Finally, a couple bonus sentences that you might find useful. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Welsh Phrases page. Enjoy!
|I have a question||Mae gen i gwestiwn|
|What's the name of that book?||Beth yw enw'r llyfr yna?|
|What do you do for a living?||Beth ydych chi'n ei wneud am fywoliaeth?|
|I'm a (teacher / artist / engineer)||Rwy'n (athro/ arlunydd/ beirianydd)|
|Oh! That's good!||Oh! Mae hynny'n dda!|
|Can I practice with you?||Alla i ymarfer gyda chi?|
Language Quote: Approximately one new word is added to the English language every two hours and around 4,000 new words are added to the English dictionary every year.
Congratulations! You finished your 6th lesson in Welsh about numbers, and school terms. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Welsh Lesson 7. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Welsh homepage.