"Pa liw yw'r llew mawr?"

Translation:What colour is the big lion?

July 25, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/AlexeiNewt

Melyn?

July 25, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/LiaAwenydd

Pa? What happened to beth?

January 11, 2017

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Pa means "which". I conjecture (I may be wrong) that beth comes from pa ("which") + peth ("thing"), which, due to mutation would become pa beth. Later the pa would have been dropped to give just beth. Again though, this is JUST A GUESS.

January 13, 2017

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That's interesting! Thanks!

January 13, 2017
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