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"Dw i wedi mynd i'r gwaith yn gynnar."

Translation:I have gone to work early.

January 28, 2016



Can you not use 'I went'?


Not in this case, since "I went" and "I have gone" are two different tenses, which differ slightly even in English.


Usually in English the form 'have gone' would be referred to as the 'present perfect' tense of 'go'. I see that the Welsh term for the 'wedi' construction also refers to it as a perfect tense, but the exercise is referred to as 'past'. I think it would be more helpful not to use the term 'past' in this case.

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