"Oes gen i farf rŵan?"

Translation:Do I have a beard now?

February 20, 2016

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So, nawr and rwan both mean now? Does any combination of n, a, r, and w mean now?


No, just nawr and rŵan.

They're both derived from the same source, more or less:

yn awr hon ("at this time"?) - yrŵan - ’rŵan

yn awr ("at a time"?) - ’nawr

GPC spells them with an apostrophe (see the entries for yrŵan, ’rŵan and nawr), the Duolingo course without.


Too bad, I was hoping that, in Welsh, a word could always mean the same thing whether spelled forward or backward.


Isn't awr hour not time? I've always been taught that amser is the word for time.

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