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1. There are a few sports in the Welsh language which begin with the word 'pÍl'. That being known, what is the word for football?
2. What would be the Welsh translation for the sport of squash?
3. This subject is classed as a humanities subject within most schools. The Welsh call it daearyddiaeth but what do the English call it?
4. Another school subject coming right up. A student walks to the language corridor in his school and is looking for the French classroom. What would he see?
5. A visitor to Wales wishes to find the home of his friend. The friend in question has been awkward and has the number on her door written in Welsh. The visitor can't understand a word of Welsh but knows the number on her door is 20. He decides to ask a local who willingly gives him the answer. What would be the local's response?
6. The visitor reaches the correct house and is met by an unusual yellow door. What is the translation for yellow?
7. In a traditional Welsh market you pass a fruit stall and as you pass you are enticed by an appetising orange! Now of course, in English an orange is coloured orange. In Welsh, orange is what?
8. Nadolig llawen is a common greeting around the Christmas period which means merry Christmas. Everybody knows that this is a December festival. However, what some may not know is the translation for the month of December. What is it?
9. Aren't we lucky, it does on the odd occasion snow here during the Christmas period. What is the Welsh word for snow?
10. Penblwydd hapus. This would be commonly heard on birthdays up and down Wales. It translates as happy birthday. It is the twelfth birthday of a boy in the predominantly Welsh speaking area of Carmarthen. What is the number 12 in Welsh?
Source: Author jonnowales
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