This bestselling edition of A Dictionary of Welsh and English Idiomatic Phrases contains over 12,000 idiomatic phrases in Welsh and English to help you understand and use them with confidence.


Key features:

  • Clear translations and example sentences
  • Key words highlighted for each idiom so that students can easily find them
  • Includes both directly translatable idioms and more unusual phrases such as taten yn ei hosan – a potato in her stocking; cyw melyn olaf – the last yellow chick; mae croen ei thin ar ei thalcen – the skin of her bottom is on her forehead!
  • Essential companion for both fluent speakers and learners of Welsh


Level: Uwch and above

Compiled by: Alun Rhys Cownie

Publisher: University of Wales Press

Date: 2105