"Cymdeithas fawr"

Translation:A big society

May 1, 2016

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

What is a "big society?"

May 1, 2016

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This phrase came from a governing party political slogan of the early 2010s, the idea being there is we are all members of some abstract 'big society' without it ever being properly defined.

A big society could also refer to an organisation as being big, eg The Welsh Language Society (Cymdeithas Yr Iaith Gymraeg) could conceivably be referred to as a Cymdeithas Fawr,

May 1, 2016

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

Gotcha, thanks!

May 1, 2016

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

I love how the explanation is subtley critical.

August 12, 2017
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