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Adnabod - To know (person , place ) , To identify , To spot , To recognise

  • adnabod - to know ( person , place ) , to identify , to spot , to recognise

    sample sentence:

    Cwestiwn : Beth yw enw 'r castell hwn ? Dylech chi (ad)nabod* hwn .
    Ateb : ?

    Question: What is the name of this castle? You should recognize this.
    Answer: ?

    Image: ...y castell

    * N.B. The first syllable 'ad' is frequently dropped in everyday speech. This is common to both northern and southern dialects.



    Dwi'n adnabod - I am recognising

    Wyt ti'n adnabod - You are recognising (familiar)

    Mae e'n adnabod / Mae hi'n adnabod - He / She is recognising

    Dyn ni'n adnabod - We are recognising

    Dych chi'n adnabod - You (plural) are recognising (also singular formal)

    Maen nhw'n adnabod - They are recognising




    Dwi ddim yn adnabod - I am not recognising

    Dwyt ti ddim yn adnabod - You are not recognising (familiar)

    Dydy e ddim yn adnabod / Dydy hi ddim yn adnabod - He / She is not recognising

    Dyn ni ddim yn adnabod - We are not recognising

    Dych chi ddim yn adnabod - You (plural) are not recognising (also singular formal)

    Dyn nhw ddim yn adnabod - They are not recognising




    Ydw i'n adnabod? - Am I recognising?

    Wyt ti'n adnabod? - Are you recognising? (familiar)

    Ydy e'n adnabod / Ydy hi'n adnabod? - Is he / Is she recognising?

    Ydyn ni'n adnabod? - Are we recognising?

    Ydych chi'n adnabod? - Are you (plural) recognising? (also singular formal)

    Ydyn nhw'n adnabod? - Are they recognising?




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

    Wyt ti'n adnabod? - (Nac) Ydw

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

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

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

    Ydyn nhw'n adnabod? - (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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