"It's five minutes past seven."

Translation:Mae hi'n bum munud wedi saith.

February 16, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/MatthewSke1

Why does pump change to bum, not bump here?

February 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/ibisc

Pump normally drops the last letter before nouns. So do chwech and cant:

  • Pum cath - five cats

  • Chwe ffenestr - six windows

  • Can punt - a hundred pounds (or cant o bunnau)

Not always the case in informal usage, though.

February 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/MatthewSke1

Thank you. That explains it.

February 16, 2016
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