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ymchwilio - to enquire, to investigate, to research


  • ymchwilio - to enquire, to investigate, to research

    sample sentence: 

    (G)allwn i ddim gweld y cychod gwenyn ond wnes i ddim stopio i ymchwilio!

    I couldn't see the hives but I didn't stop to investigate!

    Image: cychod gwenyn


  • PRESENT TENSE - AFFIRMATIVE


    ...

    Dwi'n ymchwilio - I am investigating

    Wyt ti'n ymchwilio - You are investigating (familiar)

    Mae e'n ymchwilio / Mae hi'n ymchwilio - He / She is investigating

    Dyn ni'n ymchwilio - We are investigating

    Dych chi'n ymchwilio - You (plural) are investigating (also singular formal)

    Maen nhw'n ymchwilio - They are investigating

    ,,,


    PRESENT TENSE - NEGATIVE


    ...

    Dwi ddim yn ymchwilio - I am not investigating

    Dwyt ti ddim yn ymchwilio - You are not investigating (familiar)

    Dydy e ddim yn ymchwilio / Dydy hi ddim yn ymchwilio - He / She is not investigating

    Dyn ni ddim yn ymchwilio - We are not investigating

    Dych chi ddim yn ymchwilio - You (plural) are not investigating (also singular formal)

    Dyn nhw ddim yn ymchwilio - They are not investigating

    ...


    PRESENT TENSE - INTERROGATIVE


    ...

    Ydw i'n ymchwilio? - Am I investigating?

    Wyt ti'n ymchwilio? - Are you investigating? (familiar)

    Ydy e'n ymchwilio / Ydy hi'n ymchwilio? - Is he / Is she investigating?

    Ydyn ni'n ymchwilio? - Are we investigating?

    Ydych chi'n ymchwilio? - Are you (plural) investigating? (also singular formal)

    Ydyn nhw'n ymchwilio? - Are they investigating?

    ...


    QUESTION - ’NO / YES’ REPLIES


    ...

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

    Wyt ti'n ymchwilio? - (Nac) Ydw

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

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

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

    Ydyn nhw'n ymchwilio? - (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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