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  5. "Mae gwallt golau gyda fe."

"Mae gwallt golau gyda fe."

Translation:He has fair hair.

March 20, 2016

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

Wait, so what’s the difference between gyda fe and gynno fo, and why does the pronoun come second here?


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

It's more or less a N/S thing;

  • N: Mae gynno fo / ganddo fo something
  • S: Mae something 'da fe / gyda fe

As to why they use not only a different word but also place it in a different place in the sentence, no idea.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alun612958

The possessive in the Celtic languages is passive : "there is fair hair with him" rather than "he has fair hair".

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