"Basen ni wrth ein boddau i ddod i'r parti."

Translation:We would be delighted to come to the party.

June 26, 2016

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

I don’t understand this sentence.

June 26, 2016

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Basen ni = We would be

wrth ein boddau = In our element/Really happy/Delighted

i ddod= to come

i'r parti = to the party

June 26, 2016

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

I get that but I have no idea what that means in English. It’s my native language and this sentence still makes no sense.

June 26, 2016

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*wrth ein boddau * which is translated as 'in our element' is an idiom in UK English, here's a definition :- http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/be-in-your-element

This sentence could also be transposed as 'We would be delighted to come to the party'

Hope that helps

June 27, 2016

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

Yes, thank you! Sometimes it looks like I really couldn’t understand you Brits, what with your strange expressions and voting Leave and driving on the left...

June 27, 2016
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