Thursday, 22 June 2017

Mongla / Mongleudh en Kembra gen Chris Parkinson

Kens boas trigys obma en Blaenau, nei veu trigys en Dyffryn Nantlle ew telher aral lebma vedh kevys lehednow kyllas. Ma üdn mongla (mongleudh) broas ena, creiys Chwarel Dorothea, ha meur ew y hanow. Toll hûjes e’n dor ewa, pur dhown, pecar’a Delyowboll. Egerys veu en nawnjegves cansbledhen, ha bedn dallath an ügensves cansbledhan, thera caletter broas dre reson a liwyow a dhowr. En 1904 e veu determyes gen an perhen dhe berna jynn-bob a Gernow dhe blòmpya an dowr mes a’n toll. Bedn an bledhednyow deg ha trei ügans (1970s), e veu deges an mengla, bes ma an jynjy ena dhe voas gwelys whath. An toll, rag certan, ew leun a dhowr down arta. Ma sedhoryon dhort pub radn an Wlaskor Ûnyes o toas ena ha lies gweyth mons cawas caletter broas gen an 'bends' dhort doas tre dhe vejeth an dowr re üskis. Òja hedna, res ew moas en helicopter dhe’n chambour dicompressyon en Murrayfield reb an Wirral. Ma radn anodhans o merwal, bes da ew gen flehes an costys na neyja en dowr ha crambla en mongla coth. Mons ' moas dhe wary ena pup pres heb drog veth, hag en termyn eus passyes thera gan flehes nei et aga mesk !


Gerva: lehednow kyllas: slabs of slate; Delyowboll: Delabole; perhen: owner; mongla or mongleuth: quarry (for minerals), mine. Compare the place-name, Mongleath in Falmouth; jynn-bob: beam engine; toll: hole; sethoryon: divers; down: deep; liwyow dowr: floodwaters; neyja: to swim or fly.

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