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  5. "Dw i'n hoffi'r hwyaden."

"Dw i'n hoffi'r hwyaden."

Translation:I like the duck.

March 29, 2016



Is the 'r attached to hoffi or by itself? Is it like der die and das in German and la and le in Spanish and French? Because I notice there are different "the"s.


"the" looks like:

  • 'r when it follows a vowel
  • otherwise yr when before a vowel
  • otherwise y

So in speech, the 'r is attached to the hoffi but in meaning, it is by itself.


Thank you soooo much! I was trying to figure out the rule that explains when each should be used but I couldn't


This is explained in the notes for the section 'The', together with how to choose the correct one of 'r/yr/y.

We strongly recommend reading the notes!

See See https://www.duolingo.com/skill/cy/The-1/tips-and-notes


There's an unexpected issue for the Poles. "Hwy" in hwyaden sounds like a curse word in Polish, one of the most vulgar ones.

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