“May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve.”
Christmas And Cymraeg: It’s Christmas! What a great time of the year to impress everyone round the dinner table with some fancy Welsh words for the festive season. You could even use them to make a Christmas quiz for your family and friends!
Here is the list of our Welsh words for Christmas.
Don’t forget: all the previous lessons are available on our website.
|Merry Christmas||Nadolig Llawen||Nah-doll-lig Llah-when1|
|Father Christmas||Sion corn||Shaun Corr-n|
|Hot chocolate||Siocled poeth||Shock-led poyth|
|Snowman||Dyn eira||Dean Ay3-rah|
|Mince pie||Mins pei||Mince pay|
|Christmas pudding||Pwdin Nadolig||Poo-dean Nah-doll-lig|
|Christmas shopping||Siopa Nadolig||Shop-ah Nah-doll-lig|
|Carol singing||Canu carolau||Can-ee Car-oll-eye|
|Happy New Year||Blwyddyn Newydd Dda||Blue-thin4 Neh-with Tha4|
1 ‘ll’: place tongue behind the teeth and blow
2 ‘ch’ as in ‘loch’
3 ‘ay as in ‘say’
4 ‘th’ as in ‘that’
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