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"Ysgrifbin"

Translation:A pen

February 20, 2016

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

This is technically a correct Welsh word, but please don't ever use it unless you want funny looks. Go for beiro or pen!


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

I did wonder why I had never heard this word when doing Welsh at school!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PushythePirate1

Funny story : my friend from Wales was visiting me in the US and asked for a beiro. I looked at her with the blankest look. It led to a conversation as to why it was called that. I had never heard the word before.


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

Yeah in Australia "biro" is kinda a retro word from the 80s ... most people probably know what it is, but it's just easier to say pen

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