"Was he"

Translation:Oedd

June 13, 2016

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How can you determine "he" from just the word Oedd?...

June 13, 2016

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As you suggest, it isn't possible to know the gender of the question without the pronoun and this is an error we deleted from the course quite a while ago but the system is taking its time to remove it.

There is an important meaning of a standalone 'oedd'. It is the affirmative (the 'yes') for the third person in the imperfect.

Oedd hi ar y bws ddoe? Oedd (Was she on the bus yesterday? Yes (She was))

June 13, 2016
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