Welsh edit

Pronunciation edit

Prepositional phrase edit

ar wahân

  1. separately detached, apart
    Mae pobl yn hoff o dai ar wahân gan eu bod nhw'n breifat.
    People like separate/detached homes because they are private.
    Mae hi a'i gŵr yn byw ar wahân.
    She and her husband live separately/apart.
  2. isolated

Usage notes edit

This is a prepositional phrase (i.e. a kind of adverb) which is used where English may use an adjective or single-word adverb instead.

Further reading edit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “ar wahân”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies