"Are you making breakfast?"

Translation:Dych chi'n gwneud brecwast?

May 28, 2016

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Why is this not Gweneud brecwast dych chi?

May 28, 2016

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As a simple question the above is preferred. 'Gwneud brecwast dych chi' would be more emphatic. 'Are you MAKING BREAKFAST?

May 28, 2016

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What is the difference between the two ways of saying it? I'm just curious?

March 10, 2017

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You might have a situation where someone is asking someone else whether they intend to make breakfast:-

Dych chi'n gwneud brecwast y bore 'ma? - Are you making breakfast this morning?

In this situation you aren't anticpating the answer, it could be either yes or no.

In another situation someone is in the kitchen possibly collecting food items and someone else anticipates that they are making breakfast:-

Gwneud brecwast dych chi? - Are you MAKING BREAKFAST?

In this case you are anticipating a yes answer as a confirmation of your understanding of the situation.

In everyday use this reversed word order is most often used in introducing yourself:-

Megan dw i = I am Megan

March 11, 2017
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