"Mil naw pump pump"
Is this pattern just for years, or does it work for other large numbers?
How would one express dates between 0AD and 999AD? And, for that matter, pre-Christian-era dates?
Just use the numbers as in other years:
- 925 - naw dau pump
- 74 - saith pedwar
- OC (Oes Crist) - AD
- CC (Cyn Crist) - BC
- 54 OC - 54 BC
In related news... When did William the Bastard invade? Would that be mil dim chwech chwech?
Yes, that would be the usual pattern.
Although the present century is a different one = two thousand + the number (not the individual numerals)
eg 2017 = Dwy fil un deg saith
I still think it's a missed opportunity that mil naw naw naw wasn't followed by dwy fil dim dim dim :)