Materials for language lessons

Welsh proverbs

“A fo ben, bid bont.”
Translation: “If you want to be a leader, be a bridge.” 
“Allwedd arian a egyr pob clo.”
Translation: “Money is the key that opens all locks.” 

“Am gwymp hen y chwardd ieuanc.”
Translation: “The young laugh when the old fall.” 

“Angel pen ffordd, diawl pen tân.”
Translation: “An Angel on the road, a Devil at the fireplace.” 

“Dyfal donc a dyr y garreg.”
Translation: “Tapping persistently breaks the stone.” 

“Dywed yn dda am dy gyfaill, am dy elyn dywed ddim.”
Translation: “Speak well of your friend; of your enemy say nothing.” 

“Gall pechod mawr ddyfod trwy ddrws bychan.”
Translation: “A great sin can enter by a small door.” 

“Gorau adnabod, d’adnabod dy hun.”
Translation: “The best knowledge is to know yourself.” 


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