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Byw - To Live


  • PRESENT TENSE - AFFIRMATIVE


    ...

    Dwi'n byw - I am living

    Wyt ti'n byw - You are living (familiar)

    Mae e'n byw / Mae hi'n byw - He / She is living

    Dyn ni'n byw - We are living

    Dych chi'n byw - You (plural) are living (also singular formal)

    Maen nhw'n byw - They are living

    ,,,


    PRESENT TENSE - NEGATIVE


    ...

    Dwi ddim yn byw - I am not living

    Dwyt ti ddim yn byw - You are not living (familiar)

    Dydy e ddim yn byw / Dydy hi ddim yn byw - He / She is not living

    Dyn ni ddim yn byw - We are not living

    Dych chi ddim yn byw - You (plural) are not living (also singular formal)

    Dyn nhw ddim yn byw - They are not living

    ...


    PRESENT TENSE - INTERROGATIVE


    ...

    Ydw i'n byw? - Am I living?

    Wyt ti'n byw? - Are you living? (familiar)

    Ydy e'n byw / Ydy hi'n byw? - Is he / Is she living?

    Ydyn ni'n byw? - Are we living?

    Ydych chi'n byw? - Are you (plural) living? (also singular formal)

    Ydyn nhw'n byw? - Are they living?

    ...


    QUESTION - ’NO / YES’ REPLIES


    ...

    Ydw i'n byw? - (Nac) Wyt / (Ydych - formal)

    Wyt ti'n byw? - (Nac) Ydw

    Ydy e'n byw / Ydy hi'n byw? - (Nac) Ydy

    Ydyn ni'n byw? - (Nac) Ydyn / Ydych

    Ydych chi'n byw? - (Nac) Ydyn / (Ydw - formal)

    Ydyn nhw'n byw? - (Nac) Ydyn

    ...


    N.B. 'Wyt ti' is the familiar form of the 2nd person and should be used only when addressing close friends, family members and animals. 'Dych chi' is the polite form and should be used in all other instances.

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