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

I am in need of some help...

I am confused as to the difference between "Dw i" and "Dw i'n". Also what the difference between "Dych chi" and "Dych chi'n" are.

February 8, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lundgren8

In order to use them with a verb, you have to put an yn in between. It can’t really be translated, but it is necessary to use the pronouns with the verb. After vowels, this yn get’s shortened to only ’n, e.g. dw i means ’I am’ and if you want to say ’I am playing’ you have to say dw i’n chwarae.


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

I get it now, thank you very much :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lundgren8

Note that you leave it out with e.g. eisiau.


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

all right, thank you again :)


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

And also with wedi: Dwi wedi, not Dwi'n wedi.


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

Explanation of 'yn' and 'wedi' part way down the page here - https://www.duolingo.com/comment/13413124


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

I also do not get the difference between "allan" and "ma's" , it seems like they are used in the same type of sentences.


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

There is no difference in meaning between allan and ma's - both mean 'out'. Allan is perhaps used more widely, while ma's is more of a dialect variation in south and south-east Wales.

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