"Llydaw"

Translation:Brittany

February 6, 2016

6 Comments


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

Let me be a stupid Hungarian: what's the difference between Brittany and Britain? (Perhaps it will be a facepalm situation even for me, but I cannot recollect it for days... sorry!)


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

Brittany is a region in NW France (called Bretagne in French and Hungarian). Formerly also called "Little Britain" in English.

Britain, also "Great Britain" to distinguish it from "Little Britain" or Brittany, is the island containing England, Wales, and Scotland.

See also https://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brit-sziget#Elnevez.C3.A9seinek_t.C3.B6rt.C3.A9nete_.C3.A9s_haszn.C3.A1lata , which also answers the question "Hol van Kis-Britannia?"


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

Thank you veeeeery much and danke schön! Yes, this is that ominous facepalm moment ... :) Have a lingot for this quick help!


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

You're welcome, but no need for a facepalm :) It's not an obvious distinction so the question was reasonable.

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