"dy gath ddu ac oren di"

Translation:your black and orange cat

January 27, 2016

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Trine-

Why is there a need for the di at the end?

January 27, 2016

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

Shwmae! Sut dych chi? Sometimes the pronoun is run dy...di, eich...chi, ei...hi, fy...i and sometimes it's not - you'll hear both spoken.

January 28, 2016

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

Are both ways always correct? Is one more common than the other?

January 31, 2016

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

In general terms:

"your cat"

eich cath = more formal

eich cath chi = pretty neutral

cath chi = more informal

"She sees you"

Mae hi'n eich gweld = more formal

Mae hi'n eich gweld chi = pretty neutral

Mae hi'n gweld chi = more informal

February 1, 2016

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

Thanks, now it makes much more sense!

February 2, 2016

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

Yeah, it's overgeneralised but a good start. Croeso.

February 2, 2016
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