"Dw i'n hoffi Môr y Canoldir."

Translation:I like the Mediterranean Sea.

March 2, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/DesertGlass

Ocean is wrong?

March 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/shwmae

In English, yes. It's the "Mediterranean Sea".

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Fenodyree

Just out of interest, where did this word for the Mediterannean come from?

August 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo

Straightforward translation from the Latin.

medius "middle" + terra "land, earth" vs. canol "centre, middle" + tir "land".

August 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Fenodyree

Fascinating! Thank you!

August 14, 2017
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