"Sgert goch."

Translation:A red skirt.

April 19, 2016



why does coch mutate to goch here?

April 19, 2016

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sgert is a feminine noun and so the adjective mutates accordingly.

April 19, 2016


Will there be a way to know which nouns are feminine in course updates? It seems like I only find out which are feminine by looking out for the mutations.

June 6, 2017


That's pretty much it! The other thing to look for is a soft mutation (treiglad meddal) when the word follows "the": Single Females Mutate"

gardd -> yr ardd
cath -> y gath

Of course that won't help with sgert, which can't mutate :o)

November 2, 2017


If you look in the discussion ‘Additional Resources’ you will see some links to some on-line and paper dictionaries. There is also a good smart phone dictionary app, ‘Ap Geiriaduron’. Those will all show you the genders of nouns.

November 2, 2017
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