"Are you a pacifist?"

Translation:Heddychwr dych chi?

February 5, 2016

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

Why does the exercise use "heddychwraig"? Does it change the meaning of the word slightly?


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

Looking up 'pacifist' at https://geiriaduracademi.org/ I got:

heddychwr (m); heddychwraig (f)

So I assume that heddychwr would be a male pacifist and that heddychwraig would be a female pacifist.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Theo880328

Would 'Wyt ti heddychwr?' work or would it need to be 'Heddychwr wyt ti?'


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

It is usual to use the emphatic pattern with this kind of question asking about an occupation, name, role, and so on. The item being emphasised is put at the front of the sentence, here Heddychwr ...?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Theo880328

Thanks as usual for your prompt reply ibisc.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bryn1953

dych chi'n heddychwr? not accepted..why?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bryn1953

wit ti'n heddychwr not accepted either why not?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Julianbark6

See comment above about the emphatic pattern

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