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"I think that you are pretty."

Translation:Dw i'n meddwl fod ti'n bert.

April 19, 2016

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

Is "dw i'n meddwl bod chi'n bert" also OK?


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

Dw i'n meddwl eich bod chi'n bert - I would say. Though colloquially sometimes the "eich" disappears, or is shortened to 'ch.


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

According to the tips and notes on this course the "eich" is rarely used, just as "dy" is not used in this example sentence.


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

Well as a fluent Welsh speaker, living in Wales and using the language every day, I would tend to at least make a nod to the presence of eich, with a 'ch at least. I would tend to drop the "dy" in "dy fod ti". But it is useful for a learner to learn it anyway, because without it, the mutation of bod=>fod would be difficult to understand.


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

I don't doubt that you're right, but it is slightly different from what the course teaches.


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

Given that "ti" is familiar and "chi" is polite/unfamiliar, I imagine calling someone you just met or is your superior pretty might not be a good idea.


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

Dim yn hollol siwr o fy ngramadeg, ond meddwl mae 'dy fod di' yn iawn, a 'dy fod ti' yn anghywir


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Mae 'dy fod di', 'dy fod ti' a'r ffurf a ddefnyddir yn bennaf ar gyrsiau CBAC 'fod ti' i gyd yn gywir yn dibynnu ar yr ardal.

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