The colours of the rainbow (Enfys) have extra dimensions to some other languages - the words for colours are different for masculine and feminine nouns and some plural colours and are still widely used in modern day Welsh.
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Colours, plurals and feminine versions of colours to Note
Blue and Green in Welsh
Glas means Blue, Gwrydd means Green. For example, a "blue car" is "Car Glas". But if you wish to describe a field as a "green field", in Welsh it is "Maes Glas", Glas means blue but when describing vegetation such as, leaves, grass, fields, pastures or foliage, glas means green!!
Maes glas - green field
Tir glas - green land
Ynyslas - green island
Dail glas - green leaves
Some Welsh colours have plural versions that are still in common use today
Y Gleision, the Blues
Crysau Duon, Black shirts (also the All Blacks)
Drysau Gwyrddion, Green doors,
Masculine - Feminine
Some Welsh colours have feminine versions when describing feminine nouns that are still in common use today
Het werdd, green hat
Het wen ar ei phen, a white hat on her head,
Car gwyrdd, green car
Pel wen, white ball
Ty gwyn, white house
25 Colours in Welsh
The Colours of the Rainbow, Children's Song
Lliwiau Enfys - Rainbow Colours
Coch a melyn a fioled a glas, Porffor ac oren a gwyrdd. Dyma lliwiau enfys, Lliwiau enfys Lliwiau enfys hardd.
Red and yellow and violet and blue, Purple and orange and green, Here are the colours of the rainbow, Colours of the rainbow, Colours of the beautiful rainbow.
Located in Pembrokeshire Wales, our ethos is defined in the three words...