"Five elephants"

Translation:Pump eliffant

June 12, 2016

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/JosephT.Madawela

why is it pum?

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/rmcode
Mod
  • 1538

It's an alternative which is quicker to say by dropping the final consonant.

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/MrGWallCymraeg

"pum" isn't an 'alternative' which is quicker to say; grammatically, the p drops off before a noun, like chwech > chwe.

June 12, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/jgalestep

we have not learnt this, so how are we to know?

January 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jgalestep

and both pump and pum are given as correct

January 23, 2017
Learn Welsh in just 5 minutes a day. For free.