"Dw i eisiau gofyn cwestiwn."

Translation:I want to ask a question.

July 6, 2016

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What is the difference here between "ofyn" (in the previous example) and "gofyn" in this one?

July 6, 2016

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In soft mutation, an initial g- vanishes - gofyn -> ofyn. In your 'previous example' there must have been something to trigger a soft mutation.

July 7, 2016

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why is "I would like to ask a question" not correct?

March 27, 2017

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'I would...' (baswn i...) is a conditional tense, covered later in the course. The same -wn ending can also be used directly with hoffi or licio (liking).

'I am...' (dw i...) is what you have met so far:

  • Dw i eisiau... - I want...
  • Baswn i'n hoffi... - I would like...
  • Hoffwn i... - I would like...
  • Liciwn i... - I would like...
March 28, 2017

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Thank you.

March 28, 2017

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I learned South Walian originally and still default to "moyn" for want and "eisiau" for need.

April 2, 2017

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That's strange - I'm South Walian, and have never heard of "moyn" before, and use "eisiau" as "want" and "angen" as need.

November 3, 2017

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Moyn is mostly in the West of South Wales.

November 3, 2017
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