"The world cup"

Translation:Cwpan y byd

April 25, 2016

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

Why is there no Y at the beginning?

April 25, 2016

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The literal translation is 'Cup of The World', in English since the adjective comes before the noun this is transposed to 'The World Cup'.

April 25, 2016

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

The Welsh construction does not require it, and it would be wrong to include it.

April 25, 2016
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