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Idiomau Cymraeg a’u hystur Saesneg / Welsh sayings

Welsh sayings and their meanings in English
IdiomDirect TranslationMeaning
nid aur yw popeth melynEvery yellow thing is not goldEverything that glistens is not gold
araf deg mae dal iârthe way to catch a hen is… slowlytake your time
haul gwanwyn, gwaeth na gwenwynthe spring sun is worse than poisona lot of people burn in the spring sun, so be wary of it
fel iâr yn y glawlike a hen in the rainyou look silly
fel hwch ar y rhewlike a pig on the iceyou look silly
a'i waed yn berwihis blood was boilingthis is used to convey anger
a'i wynt yn ei ddwrnwith his breath in his fistthis is used to say that someone is in a hurry
mae hi'n siared trwy ei hetshe is speaking through her hatshe is talking nonsense
fel ci efo dau gynffonlike a dog with two tailsvery happy
mae hi'n bwrw hen wragedd a ffynits raining old ladies and sticksits pouring it down
mae hi'n gafaelshe holdsit is cold
gyda'm calon yn fy ngwddfwith my heart in my throatused to convey surprise or horror
dipyn o dderyna bit of a birda ladies man
cynnal tân ar hen aelwydto light a fire in an old fireplaceto start dating an old flame
rhoi'r ffidil yn y tôto put the violin in the roofto give up
mae o'n llygaid ei lehe is in the eye of his placehe is totally correct
paid codi pais ar ôl pisodon't raise your pettycoat after pissingequates to 'do not cry over spilt milk'
siared pymtheg y dwsinspeaking fifteen to a dozento speak very quickly
dawnsio ar y dibyndancing on the edge of a cliffequates to 'playing with fire'
fel cath i gythral>like a cat on the way to hellvery very quickly

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http://cy.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wicipedia:Canllawiau_iaith#Idiomau_Cymraeg