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"Africa is a very large continent."

Translation:Cyfandir mawr iawn ydy Affrica.

January 28, 2016

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

I don't get the word order of this sentence.


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

In Welsh it is possible to bring things to the start of a sentence, before the verb, for emphasis. This then is the emphatic construction with the emphasis on the size of the continent. "A very large continent is Africa".

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