Nodyn:Google Translate dim diolch/Esboniad

You have probably arrived here because you saw a copy of this message on your talk page, and you clicked on the "explanation" link.

This note is asking you not to use machine translation to compose articles in Welsh.

To show you just how bad the results can be, we have taken some perfectly good Welsh and translated it into English using Google Translate, which produced the garbled English which you saw. You may or may not have understood the general sense, but it is certainly not decent English. Well, we can assure you that the results when translating from English to Welsh come out equivalently badly, if not a good deal worse.

Here is an English translation of the same Welsh, but this time by a human being:

Thank you, (username), for your contributions to: (subject)
We're sorry, but it was removed, because your text seemed to be the product of an automatic translator (such as Google Translate).
If you would like to contribute, could you please write originally in Welsh, rather than with the help of machine translation?