"Dwedodd hi"

Translation:She said

April 11, 2016

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Hatakend

The first time I answered this, I put "said she" and was marked wrong. Would that phrase with its mild sarcasm be phrased differently in Welsh?

April 11, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/rmcode
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Yes, you can change the word order for emphasis (or sarcasm) so the emphatic version would be 'Hi dwedodd!?' In Welsh the emphasis would be on the 'Hi' as it would be in English on 'She'.

April 11, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo

I got this as a listening exercise and typed "Dywedodd hi" since as far as I know, that's the standard spelling, so that's what I thought I heard... can this be accepted as well?

January 15, 2017
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