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"Your nan"

Translation:Dy fam-gu di

January 27, 2016

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

Even though I say "nan" myself, I think that it'd be better as grandmother, that's the more standard version. My southern English friends always remarked on my use of nan...


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

Yes, grandmother or granny would be better. Nan is a bit northern. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brid-Eilis

Isn't that from the English word Nan? Isn't there a more traditional way of saying it? Or maybe the English word came originally from the Welsh, I'd be interested to know, thanks.


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

I looked this up, apparently linguists think the word came from Welsh into English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brid-Eilis

Cool ! Diolch Lon Dubh.

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