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"Naddo, es i ddim i'r siop ddydd Mercher."

Translation:No, I did not go to the shop on Wednesday.

January 30, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Malwen
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Why is "dydd" mutated here?


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

To show that it is "on Wednesday" rather than simply "Wednesday".

I believe it's short for "ar ddydd Mercher" (on Wednesday), where the "ar" (on) dropped out in casual speech but its associated mutation remains behind.


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

Compared to irish the whole mutation system in welsh is much more irregular, not to say chaotic, at least for a beginner...


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

What is "naddo" here?


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

"No", for answering a question in the simple past tense. ("Yes" would be "do" in this situation.)

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