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"Ddoe, dw i wedi yfed coffi."

Translation:Yesterday, I have drunk coffee.

June 7, 2016

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

English 'drank' is correct here.


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

Surely "had" would be more appropriate?


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

Thanks for pointing out the awkward English. This default translation has now been changed to 'Yesterday, I drank coffee'.

('I had drunk...' would actually require a different tense in Welsh, the pluperfect - ro'n i wedi yfed....)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dim-ond-dysgwr

The Welsh too is awkward in my view. Should be "Ddoe yfes i goffi" since yesterday is over and done with. If want you really want is (as I suspect) to test the construction "I have drunk" then you should really choose a sentence like "Dwi wedi yfed coffi heno" (I've drunk coffee tonight), which makes sense since tonight is still ongoing.


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

Did put in that response, but it still marks me as wrong.

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