"It is twenty minutes past twelve."

Translation:Mae hi'n ugain munud wedi deuddeg.

June 29, 2016

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when is "ugain" allowed? when is "hugain" allowed? It's not a mutation, yet I keep getting it wrong.

June 29, 2016

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The normal spelling is 'ugain' however after the preposition 'ar' if changes to 'hugain'.

In time this applies to

Ugain munud wedi...... and Ugain munud i...** (Twenty past and twenty to)

Pum munud ar hugain wedi...... and Pum munud ar hugain i (literally 'Five minutes on twenty past' and 'Five minutes on twenty to'......)

Hope that clarifies it.

June 29, 2016

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Many thanks

June 30, 2016
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