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- Better (comparative form of da)
- Mae well 'da fi ddawnsio na chanu (South) - I prefer to dance than sing
- Mae well gen i de na choffi (North) - I prefer tea to coffee
- Had better
- Well i chi beidio - you had better not
- When used to mean 'prefer', gwell is combined with the possessive construction. When used to mean 'had better', it is linked to its subject by i. In both cases it is almost always used with the soft mutation.