Welsh Plural

If you're trying to learn Welsh Plural you will find some useful resources including a course about Plural and Singular... to help you with your Welsh grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Welsh. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Welsh Plural

Learning the Welsh Plural displayed below is vital to the language. Welsh Plurals are grammatical numbers, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world. In the English language, singular and plural are the only grammatical numbers.

Grammar Tips:

While in English, the plural is formed by adding (s) to the singular. In Welsh, to form the plural of nouns and adjectives a suffix is added: Here are some examples:

 

Ffrind (a friend) becomes: Ffrindiau (some friends)

Menyw (one woman) becomes: Menywod (some women)

Dyma fy nghar coch (this is my red car) becomes: Dyma fy ngheir coch (these are my red cars)

·         There are many ways to form the plural in Welsh – various terminations can be added and sometimes the singular form undergoes an internal change.

·         Please note that there is no indefinite article in Welsh – just leave it out.


Here are some examples:

English PluralWelsh Plural
PluralLluosog
my bookfy llyfr
my booksfy llyfrau
our daughterein merch
our daughtersein merched
I'm coldIm 'yn oer
we're coldrydym yn oer
his chickensei ieir
their chickeneu cyw iâr

Notice the structure of the Plural in Welsh.

List of Plurals in Welsh

Below is a list of the Plurals and Singulars in Welsh placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Welsh vocabulary.

English PluralWelsh Plural
alligatoralligator
alligatorsalligators
beararth
bearsyn dwyn
birdaderyn
birdsadar
bulltarw
bullsteirw
catcath
catscathod
cowbuwch
cowsgwartheg
deerceirw
many deerllawer ceirw
dogci
dogscŵn
donkeyasyn
donkeysasynnod
eagleeryr
eagleseryrod
elephanteliffant
elephantseliffantod
giraffejiraff
giraffesgiraffes
goatgafr
goatsgeifr
horseceffyl
horsesceffylau
lionllew
lionslewod
monkeymwnci
monkeysmwncïod
mousellygoden
micellygod
rabbitcwningen
rabbitscwningod
snakeneidr
snakesnadroedd
tigerteigr
tigersteigrod
wolfblaidd
wolvesblaidd

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