"Maen nhw fel mam nhw."

Translation:They are like their mom.

June 1, 2016

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Shouldn't there be a possessive pronoun in there?

June 1, 2016

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There is in a way. The correct sentence should be 'Maen nhw fel eu mam nhw'

Spoken Welsh often drops one of the pronouns of 'eu.........nhw' (their) usually the second one 'nhw', to give:- 'Maen nhw fel eu mam'

However some dialects will drop the first part to give 'Maen nhw fel mam nhw' as above.

This sentence was deleted a while ago, to avoid confusion, and apologies that it's still around to perplex people.

June 2, 2016
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