"Beth wyt ti'n ei wneud?"

Translation:What are you doing?

April 5, 2016

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/tachwedd

Can the 'ei' be omitted and still be good Welsh?

May 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/shwmae

Yes definitely. Beth wyt ti'n wneud? and Beth wyt ti'n gwneud? are both absolutely fine in colloquial language.

February 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/tombo.wb95

Why the possessive pronoun here?

April 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/rmcode
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It refers back to the question 'what', literally 'what are you it doing', more correct English = "what is it you are doing"

April 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/RowenaJane

My course book teaches 'Beth wyt ti'n wneud?' Not with the 'ei'.

December 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/shwmae

Yes, that's more normal in colloquial language. Including the ei makes it more formal.

February 15, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/joesimpson

People go even further - in rapid speech the same sentence can sound like 'be ti'n neud'

April 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/KitLee12

If the ei can be omitted why does it mark it as incorrect?

July 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/shwmae

It shouldn't. Report it. The mods are pretty good at keeping on top of things here.

July 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/rmcode
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  • 1535

"beth wyt ti'n wneud" is one of the 17 correct answers here

July 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/tachwedd

Thanks!

February 17, 2017
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