Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

serch

  1. Alternative form of serche (search)

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *sterg- (literally to cover, to protect). Cognate with Ancient Greek στέργω (stérgō).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

serch m (plural serchiadau)

  1. love, affection.
    Canodd Elanor gân serch i'w chariad.
    Elanor sang a love song to her beloved.
    Dwi'n mwynhau darllen nofelau serch.
    I enjoy reading romance novels.
    D. J. Williams (1929) A.E. a Chymru, Aberystwyth: Gwasg Aberystwyth: “O deimlad a serch wedi eu disgyblu y ceir y doethineb uchaf. [The highest wisdom comes from disciplined emotion and love.]”

PrepositionEdit

serch

  1. despite.
    Mynychais i'r cyfarfod, serch yr annwyd trwm oedd arna' i.
    I attended the meeting, despite having a heavy cold.
    Serch popeth, awn ymlaen â'n cynlluniau.
    Despite everything, we will go ahead with our plans.

ConjunctionEdit

serch

  1. although.
    Serch y daw addewidion o'r llywodraeth, ni welwn unrhyw newid.
    Although promises come from the government, we see no change.