"The shop was closed in two thousand and ten."

Translation:Gaeth y siop ei chau yn nwy fil a deg.

May 19, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/Hatakend

what is wrong with 'dau mil a deg ' here?

May 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/ibisc

mil (a thousand) is feminine, so it needs dwy in front of it rather than dau. Dau/dwy causes soft mutation m- -> f-, so:

  • dwy fil a deg - 2010

Yn as a preposition 'in' causes nasal mutation - d- -> n-, so:

  • yn nwy fil a deg - in 2010
May 19, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Hatakend

Thanks a lot, ibisc. It's a bit clearer now.

May 19, 2016
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