Ansoddeiriau Cymraeg - Welsh Adjectives FAQ
Do adjectives always follow the noun in Welsh?
Adjectives always come after the noun in Welsh. There are few exceptions. Here are some of the most important ones:- ...
How do we form the Equative , Comparative and Superlative?
How do we construct the equative, comparative and superlative forms of Welsh adjectives?
Adjectives with one or two syllables take the endings listed below:
trwm - heavy
cyn trymed â - as heavy as
trymach - heavier
trymaf - heaviest
Adjectives with two or more syllables use 'mor' , 'mwy' and 'mwyaf'. See below:
hanesyddol - historical , historic
mor hanesyddol â - as historic/al as
mwy hanesyddol - more historic/al
mwyaf hanesyddol - most historic/al
Adjectives which have exactly two syllables can take either form.
There are irregular adjectives. The forms they take are listed on the individual Geiriadur vocabulary pages.
How do we use possessive adjectives in Welsh?
Possessive adjectives are linked below . Click on the links for more details.
fy - my
dy - your (singular)
ei - his
ei - her
ein - our
eich - your (plural)
eu - their
How do we form adverbs from adjectives in Welsh?
English adds a suffix 'ly' to the adjective in order to form the adverb. In Welsh we simply add 'yn' before the verb. See examples below:
It should be borne in mind that some words are adverbs by definition e.g.