"Caiff, dim problem."

Translation:Yes he may, no problem.

April 15, 2016

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/serenbach46

why can it not be "can"? He can, no Problem. It was also can he have chocolate?

April 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/ibisc

'He may', or 'he can' in the sense of being allowed to, should be fine for the phrase as it stands. The actual meaning depends on the context in which the phrase has come up.

  • Gaiff Si├ón ddarn o dy gacen? Caiff, dim problem - 'Yes, she can, no problem'
  • Gaiff Dewi ddarn o dy gacen? Caiff, wrth gwrs - 'Of course he can'
April 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/gittih

why not: she may?

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/ibisc

No reason at all.

It is usual to include 'yes', but not essential, and then he/she, and then may/can. The database has now been amended to cover all those options, although it may take a little while to go fully live.

June 13, 2016
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