"Dw i'n mynd i chwarae sboncen."

Translation:I am going to play squash.

February 3, 2016

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

Interesting choice of vocab...is squash very popular in Wales?


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

It's a racket sport like Tennis, but played with a small rubber ball instead. Quite popular in Wales :)


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

Oh, that kind of squash. So, is the food squash the same word?


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That's "gwrd"


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

If you mean what in Britain is usually called a courgette, then:

  • courgette (courgettes) - just sticking with the same ?French loan-word
  • corbwmpen (corbwmpenni) = small pumpkin/marrow

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

Isn't chwarae supposed to undergo soft mutation after "i"?


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

No, the letter ch is not one of the mutatable consonants.


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

Soft mutation (Treiglad Meddal):

B > F, C > G, D > DD(*th sound), G > -(lose the G), LL > L, M > F, P > B, RH > R, T > D.

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