"Nawr"

Translation:Now

January 30, 2016

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/AnCatDubh

What’s the difference between this and rwan?

January 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/EllisVaughan

Rwan is north and nawr is south.

January 30, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo

So one dialect decided to simply read the word backwards?

It's just a funny coincidence that the letters happen to be exactly in the reverse order :)

January 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/EllisVaughan

I had never noticed that :). I think rwan is more celtic and nawr is related to now in english

January 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/danieljwood

Dw i'n meddwl fod gen y dau geiriau "nawr" a "rŵan" wreiddiau cymraeg: 'yr awr hon' < rŵan ac 'yn awr' < nawr. :)

February 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Lundgren8

That’s right. It’s the same in Gaelic where nuair comes from an uair.

February 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/RowenaJane

Yn saesneg, plis?

April 25, 2016
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