Wednesday, 11 February 2015

E'n tavern an dre

contemplative pint
Ma Phil o moas aberha dhe’n tavern ha doas nes dhe’n bar lebma ost an chei o còlhy nebes gwedrednow ha ga settya spladn war styllen. Ma sehes dhe Phil. Mall ew ganjo glebya y vin.

Key words: badna cor: a drop of beer (SWF/M banna corev);
mar pleg: please; sos: mate; sara: sir; scrynkya: pull a face; pur dha: very good; diflas: tastless, disgusting; venja: would (= vynsa); gena whei (or) genowgh: with you; gena vy (or) genam: with me; na orama (or) n'orama: I don't know
 
Ost: Dedh da dhe whei, sara. Pandra venja whei cawas?
Phil: Badna cor, mar pleg.
Ost: Pandra ew gwell gena whei, Doom Bar po HSD?
Phil: HSD ew gwell genam.
Ost: Pur dha. Otta va genowgh.
Phil: Meurasta whei, sira wheg. (Ma Phil eva badna cor ha scrynkya.)
Phil: Dar! Nag ew hebma cor!
Ost: Nag ew cor! Pandra ew, dhàna?
Phil: N’orama, sos, bes nag ew cor ha nag ew HSD. Diflas ew.

(Phil is unhappy with his pint. He says it isn't beer at all, let alone HSD.)

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