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"Pryd dych chi'n mynd i smwddio?"

Translation:When are you going to iron?

March 30, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tracy105258

Never!! (I fluff things in the dryer.) To help me remember the word "smwddio" I think of it as "smoothing" wrinkles out of fabric.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnneBeardo1

"Dashing away with the smoothing iron..." (an English song)


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

Indeed, smwddio comes from the English smooth.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ecrowell4

Why isn't it "i'r smwddio" since we're saying "THE ironing?"


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

smwddio = ironing, to iron, to do the ironing

Welsh words do not necessarily have an exact one-to-one correspondance with English.

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