"Elvis Presley was singing rock and roll."

Translation:Roedd Elvis Presley yn canu roc a rôl.

July 6, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/AnCatDubh
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Does ‘roll’ literally translate to ‘rôl’?

July 6, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/EllisVaughan
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Yep.

July 6, 2016

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In every meaning? Like, cinnamon roll, roll (vt), roll (int)...?

July 7, 2016

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rôl comes from rhôl, which can be used for a bread roll etc - look it up on Ap Geiriaduron or on gweiadur.com. But it is also used in roc â rôl as a phonetic approximation to 'rock and roll'.

July 7, 2016
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