"I said that you'd be OK."

Translation:Dwedais i y baset ti'n iawn.

February 10, 2016

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/crush

Do we need to use y here? Is it similar to saying "I said you'd be OK" vs "I said that you'd be OK"?

February 10, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/shwmae

You don't need it: Dwedais i baset ti'n iawn is fine. Formal registers of the language include the y "that" but you don't need it in colloquial Welsh.

February 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/tachwedd

Why is there a 'y' here in front of 'baset'? I was expecting 'that' to be 'for' in this construction.

July 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/shwmae

It's an optional word for "that" before the conditional tense ("would, could, should..."). You can leave it out: Dwedais i baset ti'n iawn.

February 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/tachwedd

That should have read 'fod' not 'for' - it's this damned autocorrect

July 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/tachwedd

Why the 'y' in front of 'baset'?

October 24, 2016
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