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"Dyw Sbaen ddim yn Affrica."

Translation:Spain is not in Africa.

February 1, 2016

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

There is a funny expresion we have in Spanish when we do some self-criticism comparing Spain with "Europe":

√Āfrica empieza en los Pirineos (Africa begins in the Pyrenees)

But yeah we have Ceuta, Melilla and Canary islands which are geographically in Africa


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kevin747595

Why is it dyw? We were told that the negative of 'to be" in the third person is "dydy x dim yn y". What is "dyw" and how has it suddenly appeared? Does that mean I could say "Dyw hi dim yn gweithio" rather than "Dydy hi dim yn gweithio"? Confused


[deactivated user]

    This sentence makes no sense. Unless you're dealing with some very geographically challenged people, I don't think you're ever going to need to say this.

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