"Cyn i fi eistedd."

Translation:Before I sit down.

August 18, 2016

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So is there a way to distinguish between "before I sat down" and "before I sit down"? Or is it just left to the context of the sentence as to whether you're talking about the past or present?

August 18, 2016

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Yes it's left to the following statements to fill the listener in on what tense it is in e.g "Cyn i fi eistedd, mi wna i fynd i nôl diod" (Before i sit down, I will go fetch a drink.), and "Cyn i fi eistedd, es i i nôl diod". (Before I sat down, I went to get a drink.)

August 18, 2016
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