"I do not have any food."

Translation:Does dim bwyd gen i.

March 17, 2017

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does 'does dim bwyd gyda fi' not work here?

March 17, 2017

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It does, and it is one of the accepted answers.

March 17, 2017

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I swear I just got rejected for it! Maybe I mistyped it

March 17, 2017

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I'm pretty sure it was there. I did make it one of the 'best' answers as well just now, but that should have made no difference to its validity.

March 17, 2017

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Isn't the 'gen i' usually placed before the (then mutated) noun that is 'being had'? I typed Does dim gen i fwyd and it was rejected?

November 22, 2017

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gen i/gyda fi can come either before or after the thing owned. However, remember the dim in the negative pattern:

  • Does dim bwyd [gen i/gyda fi].
  • Does [gen i/gyda fi] ddim bwyd. - initial mutation of dim bwyd if gen i/gyda fi is put in front of it in the sentence (this is more common in some dialects than in others)
November 22, 2017
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