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"Mae hi'n mynd i dafarn Aberystwyth yfory."

Translation:She is going to Aberystwyth's tavern tomorrow.

April 27, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liz99873

How should I recognize the possessive here?


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In Welsh possession is shown by the word order, eg 'het Owen' = 'hat of Owen' or 'Owen's hat'

In this example 'dafarn Aberystwyth' = 'pub of Aberystwyth' or 'Aberystwyth's pub'

We have subsequently deleted this sentence from so early in the course.


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And those who know the university town of Aberystwyth might be surprised to hear that Duo apparently thought that there was only one pub there!


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Thanks! That is helpful!

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