"The eighteenth of December"

Translation:Y deunawfed o Ragfyr

July 29, 2016

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How does deunawfed become the 18th please?

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In the traditional number system deunaw is eighteen (literally two nines). (In the modern system 18 = un deg wyth)

The ordinal numbers used today are still based on the traditional numbers so 18th = deunawfed

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Numbers in the old system are shown here

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