Grammadeg O Iaith y Cymry. a Grammar of the Welsh Language

Grammadeg O Iaith y Cymry. a Grammar of the Welsh Language

By (author) 

List price: US$12.75

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ..."He need not." "A oes RHAID iddof" "Is there any necessity for him?" "Must he?" (7) Byw, to live, and mama, to die, are employed in the infinitive only, the Various times being expressed with the assistance of another verb; as, cawn farw, we shall die; oeddwn yn byw, I lived, or was living; or with the adjectives byw and marw, and a tense of the verb bod; as, "Fcl y brim fyw, ac na byddom fiairw," "That we might live, and not die." (8) Adolwyn, to beseech, is used in the infinitive mood only. Its tenses are supplied from the regular verb atolwg, atolygu, or adolwg; as, atolygaf, I will beseech. (9) Dyddhau, to become day, and nosi, to become night, are used only in the infinitive, and in the third person singular of the tenses of the indicative, like it rains, it snows; as, nosodd, it grew dark. AUXILIARY VERBB. 223. In English, various distinctions of manner and time are expressed by means of numerous auxiliary verbs, which are all irregular, and for the most part defective. Some of these distinctions are indicated in Welsh by inflections of the verb, as shown in the paradigms. When, however, the English auxiliary is used emphatically in its primary signification, it is translated into Welsh by The following are corresponding I can go, thou canst go, he can go, we can go, you can go, they can go I could might go I could might have gone I can be taught I could be taught I could might have been taught I can, thou canst, he can, she can, we can, you can, they can be taught Can you go? I cannot go Jllay be perhaps I cannot I can thou cansi, he, we, you, they can teach Can you speak English? I can He could not understand I shall, thou shalt, he, we, you, they shall more

Product details

  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911369
  • 9781236911360