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Conjunctions are linking words e.g. and, but, because, or. They are used to connect clauses or sentences to form more complex sentences. e.g. 'I want to go out tomorrow but it is going to rain all day.' The words after , before, after, when , as, while, until, since, are conjunctions. Since they indicate when things happen they are called time conjunctions or conjunctions of time .
Many Welsh conjunctions take a particular construction ( ' i' or ' bod' ) to link them with what follows in the sentence.
Tra takes the ' bod ' construction when used as a conjunction. ' Bod ' in this context means 'that'.
In the example below:
Byddwn ni'n pigo llus tra bod yr haul yn tywynnu.
It should be noted that this would normally be pronounced: