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"No thanks"

Translation:Dim diolch

March 26, 2016



What is the difference between dim and ddim? No vs. not?


No, "ddim" is the mutated form of "dim". Dim has a few meanings.


I thought you used nac or naddo when using "no" as an interjection, and (d)dim was more like "do not" (Dw i ddim yn hoffi...="I do not like...")?


Just learn this one as an idiom without trying to break it down - dim diolch = no thanks. Word for word translations between Welsh and English are sometimes not very useful.

The mutated form ddim is used as a negative adverb ('not') with negative verbs - for example, rwyt ti (you are); dwyt ti ddim (you are not).

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