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"The monkey wants bread."

Translation:Mae'r mwnci eisiau bara.

April 9, 2016

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

can Y'r be used instead of mae'r?


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  • 2006

'Mae' is essential in the sentence as it is the verb 'to be'. Welsh is Verb-Subject-Object, so the meaning in this sentence is 'Mae = is; 'r = the; mwnci= monkey; eisiau = wanting; bara = bread'. When transposed to English this gives us = 'The monkey is wanting bread'; which we tend to write as 'The monkey wants bread'.

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