"Ga i siocled?"
Translation:May I have a chocolate?
April 20, 2016
In this usage ga i ...? means 'may I...?' or 'may I have...?', and it is a verb based on the verb-noun cael. Cael means 'having, being allowed, getting', among other things. To have cael itself in there as well would be superfluous.
- Ga i siocled? - May I have some chocolate?
- Ga i ddŵr? - May I have some water?
- Gaiff Siân goffi? - Can Siân have a/some coffee?
- Ga i agor y ffenestr? - May I open the window?