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"Dylan dw i."

Translation:I am Dylan.

January 27, 2016

17 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/polyglot720

Do they actually speak this slow or is it just the audio?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shwmae

Yep, it's slow. You'd usually say "dw i" as one syllable: "dwee".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Flimbli77

it is slow just for beginners i guess


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ziyianna

So dw is "am*" correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ibisc

Yes, but it is probably best to learn dw i = 'I am', as that how you will be using it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Callum15901

Is " Callum ydw i " also correct? Or does it have to be " Callum dw i" ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shwmae

It's fine. It's just the fuller form. You could think of it like Callum ydw i "I am Callum" and Callum dw i "I'm Callum".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Callum15901

Okay, thank you for replying.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alec_y_Llwyd

Would the "i" be capitalized or is that just an English thing?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeoJoaT

I wish you would stop grading wrong for putting my translation in the 'wrong' order; I personally remember better when i can translate directly it's not like im expecting this app to make me 100% fluent as long as im understandable does it matter if it's in the wrong order? Can you please change it to "right but in wrong order" like you do with spelling mistakes


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ibisc

That is not an option in the Duo system, I am afraid.

The order of words is fundamental in many languages. The fact that Welsh often has a different word order from equivalent English patterns is explained in the course notes. If you learn it as it is presented, a step at a time, it is not an unsurmountable challenge as long as you do not expect to get it right without a bit of practice.

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