Welsh Curses & Endearments

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Welsh Curses & Endearments

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1cuffindell
Feb 26, 2008, 2:41pm

I'm writing a book set in Wales and I'm having difficulty learning Welsh endearments and curses. I already have Teach Yourself Welsh by Rhys Jones, Get By In Welsh (which has a few) and Welsh-English Phrasebook by Heini Gruffudd, and the Collins Spurrell Welsh-English Dictionary. Does anyone have any other recommendations?

2Gwendydd
Feb 26, 2008, 3:37pm

Here's a list of some Welsh swear-words and curses:
http://www.clwbmalucachu.co.uk/cheat/cheat_swearing.htm

3gwernin
Jun 10, 2008, 10:52am

I like the swearing site - all the words your "teach yourself" books never mention! ;-)

4gwernin
Jun 10, 2008, 11:05am

another potentially useful book is Welsh phrases for learners
by Leonard Hayles - lots of nice idioms which are good for giving a Welsh flavor to your English :)