"Brown is the colour of his hair."

Translation:Brown yw lliw ei wallt o.

February 2, 2016

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

Brown ydy lliw ei wallt e vs Brown ydy'r lliw ei wallt e?

February 2, 2016

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

Have a look at how possession works in Welsh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUuvCwOHs2c and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wmO_ZWUBK0 .

Things like "pobol y Cwm" (the people of the valley) or "pen y bryn" (the top of the hill) apply, I believe, also to things such as "lliw ei wallt (e)" - "the colour of his hair".

You can't add an extra "y" or 'r in front because it's already definite. That would be a bit like "the his hair colour" in English -- "his" makes it definite so you can't add another "the" in front of that.

February 3, 2016
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