Welcome to number five in our series of Welsh for beginners. This time, in keeping with the Bonfire theme synonymous with this month, we look at some words suitable for the 5th of November and for the nights which are rapidly drawing in.
Termau Tachwedd – Words for November
|November||Tachwedd||Tach*weth (th as in that)|
|Bonfire||Coelcerth||Coil-kerr-th (th as in thank)|
|Firework||Tân Gwyllt||Tarn Gui-llt**|
|Guy Fawkes||Guto Ffowc||Git-toh Folk|
* ‘ch’ as in ‘loch’
** ‘ll’: place tongue behind the teeth and blow
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