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Chwibanu - To Whistle

  • chwibanu - to whistle

    sample sentence: 

    Mae'n debyg bod y tywod yma 'n chwibanu neu 'n gwichian o dan eich traed .

    Apparently the sand here whistles or squeaks under your feet.

    Image: Chwibanu Tywod



    Dwi'n chwibanu - I am whistling

    Wyt ti'n chwibanu - You are whistling (familiar)

    Mae e'n chwibanu / Mae hi'n chwibanu - He / She is whistling

    Dyn ni'n chwibanu - We are whistling

    Dych chi'n chwibanu - You (plural) are whistling (also singular formal)

    Maen nhw'n chwibanu - They are whistling




    Dwi ddim yn chwibanu - I am not whistling

    Dwyt ti ddim yn chwibanu - You are not whistling (familiar)

    Dydy e ddim yn chwibanu / Dydy hi ddim yn chwibanu - He / She is not whistling

    Dyn ni ddim yn chwibanu - We are not whistling

    Dych chi ddim yn chwibanu - You (plural) are not whistling (also singular formal)

    Dyn nhw ddim yn chwibanu - They are not whistling




    Ydw i'n chwibanu? - Am I whistling?

    Wyt ti'n chwibanu? - Are you whistling? (familiar)

    Ydy e'n chwibanu / Ydy hi'n chwibanu? - Is he / Is she whistling?

    Ydyn ni'n chwibanu? - Are we whistling?

    Ydych chi'n chwibanu? - Are you (plural) whistling? (also singular formal)

    Ydyn nhw'n chwibanu? - Are they whistling?




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

    Wyt ti'n chwibanu? - (Nac) Ydw

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

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

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

    Ydyn nhw'n chwibanu? - (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.