Welsh Directions

These are expressions used when giving or getting directions in Welsh. Very useful when trying to find your way around or when lost.

Excuse me! (to ask someone): Esgusodwch fi!
Can you show me?: Allwch chi ddangos i mi?
I'm lost: Rwyf ar goll
I'm not from here: Nid wy'n dod o fan hyn yn wreiddiol
Can I help you?: Alla i eich helpu?
Can you help me?: Allwch chi fy helpu i?
It's near here: Mae'n agos i fan hyn
It's far from here: Mae'n bell o fan hyn
Go straight: Ewch syth ymlaen
Turn left: Trowch i'r chwith
Turn right: Trowch i'r dde
One moment please!: Un munud os gwelwch yn dda!
Come with me!: Dewch gyda fi!
How can I get to the museum? : Beth yw'r ffordd orau i'r amgueddfa?
How long does it take to get there?: Faint (o amser) mae'n cymryd i fynd yna?
Downtown (city center): canol y dref / ddinas

The following are words which might be used alone or in combination with other words to ask or give directions.

Near: agos
Far: pell
Right: i'r dde
Left: i'r chwith
Straight: syth ymlaen
There: draw fan yna
Here: yma
To walk: cerdded
To drive: gyrru
To turn: troi
Traffic light: goleuadau traffig

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