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styffylu - to staple


  • styffylu - to staple  ( also used as a noun as in gwn styffylu - staple gun, or peiriant styffylu - stapling machine )

    sample sentence:

    Dwi wedi aros am y bws cyhyd nes bod rhywun wedi styffylu taflen cath ar goll i'm brest .

    I have waited for the bus for so long that someone stapled a missing cat flyer to my chest.  

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  • PRESENT TENSE - AFFIRMATIVE


    ...

    Dwi'n styffylu - I am stapling

    Wyt ti'n styffylu - You are stapling (familiar)

    Mae e'n styffylu / Mae hi'n styffylu - He / She is stapling

    Dyn ni'n styffylu - We are stapling

    Dych chi'n styffylu - You (plural) are stapling (also singular formal)

    Maen nhw'n styffylu - They are stapling

    ,,,


    PRESENT TENSE - NEGATIVE


    ...

    Dwi ddim yn styffylu - I am not stapling

    Dwyt ti ddim yn styffylu - You are not stapling (familiar)

    Dydy e ddim yn styffylu / Dydy hi ddim yn styffylu - He / She is not stapling

    Dyn ni ddim yn styffylu - We are not stapling

    Dych chi ddim yn styffylu - You (plural) are not stapling (also singular formal)

    Dyn nhw ddim yn styffylu - They are not stapling

    ...


    PRESENT TENSE - INTERROGATIVE


    ...

    Ydw i'n styffylu? - Am I stapling?

    Wyt ti'n styffylu? - Are you stapling? (familiar)

    Ydy e'n styffylu / Ydy hi'n styffylu? - Is he / Is she stapling?

    Ydyn ni'n styffylu? - Are we stapling?

    Ydych chi'n styffylu? - Are you (plural) stapling? (also singular formal)

    Ydyn nhw'n styffylu? - Are they stapling?

    ...


    QUESTION - ’NO / YES’ REPLIES


    ...

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

    Wyt ti'n styffylu? - (Nac) Ydw

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

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

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

    Ydyn nhw'n styffylu? - (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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