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"Yr wythdegau"

Translation:The eighties

March 11, 2016

10 Comments


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

Would "dimdegau" or "serodegau" be the noughtaies


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

Has to be said, I've never come across a term for the noughties sorry. Guess we never use one.


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

Update: I've since come across y dimdegau once or twice for "the noughties". It's totally intuitive and would be easily understood by Welsh speakers who'd never heard it before. I like it!


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

I've not seen any common use word in English either. I've heard "the noughties" but it isn't popular


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

In the millennium? Mileniwm?


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

"Mileniwn", I think. (Trying hard to remember the spelling of the song title)


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

Mileniwm is the right spelling.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JD.Hogan-Davies

I spent the longest century of my life yn yr wythdegau.


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

I personally prefer dwyfilau for 'two-thousands' (assuming that's how you'd represent such a thing)


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

If you were going down that route then it’d be *dwyfiloedd as the plural of mil is miloedd. Having said that, I’ve never heard it used.

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