"Rhaglen deledu"

Translation:A television programme

July 2, 2016

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/FrederickK459305

What triggers the soft mutation? I was expecting "teledu". Does the use of an adverb, even without "yn", also cause a soft mutation?

July 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/EllisVaughan

Just a hint on grammatical gender. "Rhaglen" ends in "-en" which is commonly found at the end of feminine nouns e.g "Coeden", "Lloeren" and "Cneuen" (Tree, Satellite and Nut). The masculine 'version' is "-yn" e.g "Plentyn", "Bachyn" and "Twpsyn" (Child, Hook and Idiot).

July 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/ibisc

Adjectives mutate after feminine nouns. teledu here is acting as an adjective. rhaglen is a feminine noun. And so...

And yes, many adverbs are ready-mutated: ddoe, weithiau, ledled, bob tro, fesul un, ... (yesterday, sometimes, all over, every time, one by one, ...)

July 2, 2016
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