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Re: Just a bit disheartened

Postby BekB » Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:26 am

No need to be disheartened!

To keep with the aviation theme I flew through your writings. Enjoyed reading it very much. Thanks for posting!

Now if you'll excuse me, rhaid i fi hefan! (not sure if that's an idiom that translates directly or if it even makes sense, lol!)
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Re: Just a bit disheartened

Postby Lostforwords » Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:10 pm

leiafee wrote:Flit into Maes Awyr Abertawe sometime -- I'll wibble at you in wibbly Welsh ;-)

Or I'll flit there when I'm 'remounted' -- Where are you flying out of these days?


Maes Awyr Abertawe sometime?? Let's hope Keef is going to have a word with his "boss" soon. :wink:
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Re: Just a bit disheartened

Postby Iestyn » Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:29 pm

Lostforwords wrote:
leiafee wrote:Flit into Maes Awyr Abertawe sometime -- I'll wibble at you in wibbly Welsh ;-)

Or I'll flit there when I'm 'remounted' -- Where are you flying out of these days?


Maes Awyr Abertawe sometime?? Let's hope Keef is going to have a word with his "boss" soon. :wink:
Still based at WW. Yes, do come over - ideal weather for IMC training - no foggles required at the mo. :lol:


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Re: Just a bit disheartened

Postby Wil-ab-Eynon » Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:41 pm

What's "chocks away" in Welsh :lol:
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Re: Just a bit disheartened

Postby leiafee » Wed Feb 23, 2011 12:17 am

Lostforwords wrote:Maes Awyr Abertawe sometime?? Let's hope Keef is going to have a word with his "boss" soon. :wink:


It's a southwalian "sometime" could be anytime this year -- like "now in a minute..." ;-)

Must snag Keef to practise Welsh on at next fly in too...

Still based at WW. Yes, do come over - ideal weather for IMC training - no foggles required at the mo. :lol:


Isn't it rotten! I doubt I could get from the apron to the runway without GPS at the moment...

Iestyn wrote:At some stage we will release a "Say Something in ... whatever language that is that you're speaking...!" :wink:


PPLese ;)

WilapEynon wrote:What's "chocks away" in Welsh :lol:


Um. Bant â 'r tsiocs... ? :harhar:

(Well I made that last word up... "plociau" says Google...)
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Re: Just a bit disheartened

Postby llanfairfach » Wed Feb 23, 2011 7:39 pm

Wow, I'm quite amazed at how much I managed to understand and work out :party: .

But I am a bit confused how "gwaith" which I know as "work," becomes "times" in:

"Dw i wedi bod sawl gwaith i Gaernarfon."

I know it's because it follows "sawl," but I don't get it :sad: .
Please feel free to correct my Welsh.

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Re: Just a bit disheartened

Postby JonSais » Wed Feb 23, 2011 8:35 pm

If you check a dictionary you'll see that gwaith can mean work or time. The context will give you the clue as to whichone someone is referring to.

llanfairfach wrote:Wow, I'm quite amazed at how much I managed to understand and work out :party: .

But I am a bit confused how "gwaith" which I know as "work," becomes "times" in:

"Dw i wedi bod sawl gwaith i Gaernarfon."

I know it's because it follows "sawl," but I don't get it :sad: .
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Re: Just a bit disheartened

Postby Iestyn » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:33 pm

llanfairfach wrote:But I am a bit confused how "gwaith" which I know as "work," becomes "times" ...


Aha - you haven't done the vocabulary lessons, Llanfairfach!

As Jon says, it's just one of those things, but do the vocab lesson for feminine numbers, and it will rapidly become "one of those things that you just use naturally". :wink:
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Re: Just a bit disheartened

Postby Soap Distant » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:42 pm

Is there a clear distinction between 'gwaith' and 'tro', because 'tro' can also mean 'time' or 'occasion', can't it? 'Bydda i'n dy weld di tro nesa', and all that.
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Re: Just a bit disheartened

Postby llanfairfach » Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:41 pm

Iestyn wrote:Aha - you haven't done the vocabulary lessons, Llanfairfach!


Vocabulary Lessons :?:

These have passed me by!

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