"Are you a girl?"

Translation:Hogan dach chi?

February 8, 2016

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Leanne851

Is wyt ti'n ferch incorrect? I wouldn't say Hogan dych chi or hogan at all as I'm south wales not north wales. Can we have an accepted with Wales alterative?

September 20, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndrewDowd3

They seem to only accept these things where the predicate is an indefinite noun if you move it to the front. They accept "merch dych chi." I haven't checked "merchy wyt ti."

January 4, 2017

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

So "Merch wyt ti?" (informal, SW), "hogan dach chi?" (formal, NW) and "hogan wyt ti?" (informal, NW) are valid answers.

April 8, 2017

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

yup. believe so.

June 1, 2017

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

Are there any reasons, aside from the icky way it rolls off the tongue, why you couldnt say 'hogan wyt chdi'?

June 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rmcode
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That's fine in theory and is added now.

June 1, 2017

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

ah. okay.
But would people ever actually say it? Wyt chdi / Rwyt chdi / Dwyt chdi ??

June 1, 2017

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This is a dialect that is mostly used in the north west of Wales and I'm not very familiar with it but from listening to the wonderful singer songwriter 'Meinir Gwilym' (Youtube/Spotify/iTunes) it's clear that to use 'chdi' there is a need to adapt the preceding word if it ends in a consonant.

So what you hear is 'Wy chdi'; 'Rwy chdi'; 'Dwy chdi ddim' etc

June 2, 2017

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

AAaah, okay sweet. I will be hanging out in Northwest Wales, so, good to know. Thank you :)

June 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Huw115277

The question is - Are you a girl? How come "ai merch wyt ti?" is deemed incorrect?

May 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elias959731

Wouldnt it be dw i merch? Also thats a pretty obvious question

April 9, 2019
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