"Dw i eisiau gweld y dyn."

Translation:I want to see the man.

October 31, 2016

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/pablopublico

Dyn comes from Proto-Celtic *gdonyos ("person" [Breton den, Irish duine and daon, the three conserving the same meaning as Proto-Celtic]), which comes from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰmṓ, *dʰǵʰm̥mō (“earthling, human” [English gome and groom, Latin homō {as in Homo sapiens, and also origin of Romance hombre/homem/homme/uomo/om} and Lithuanian žmogùs]).

April 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Ash473779

Dyn is a man?

October 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/ibisc

You can always check with a dictionary - Ap Geiriaduron is a good, free smartphone app, and www,gweiadur.com is a good web dictionary.

October 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/pablopublico

Also the English Wiktionary includes a lot of Welsh words.

April 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/EllisVaughan

Yes

October 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Rumactree

Is it still true that ‘y gŵr’ is ‘the man’ as opposed to the boy (used in phrases like grown man or manly etc),

whereas ‘y dyn’ is ‘the man’, any man, every man ‘pob dyn’ (used in phrases like ‘passed from man to man’)?

(From a john walters dictionary ...1800s? So i thought I’d check.)

May 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ibisc

gŵr is often used as 'a husband', and dyn as 'a man' in general.

Ap Geiriaduron is a good free dictionary app for smartphones. https://www.gweiadur.com/en/Pawb is a good dictionary web site - registration for an account is free if you send an email to info@gweiadur.com

May 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Izzy918902

"Dw i eisiau gweld y dyn" "Pa ddyn?" "Dw i eisiau gweld Y dyn"

August 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AliT.Firef

'Dw i'n aros am y dyn, dau ddeg chwe dolar yn y llaw' ... if that works. It scans ...

August 30, 2018
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