"Y dref"

Translation:The town

May 3, 2017

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Are 'dre' and 'dref' the same, or used in different places?

May 3, 2017

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The base word is tref (trefi). As the singular tref is feminine it mutates after y/'r to give y dref.

The -f of tref is often dropped or pronounced only faintly in speech, so it has come to be written like that sometimes, especially in casual use.

The plural trefi may be easier to remember if you use tref for the singular, at least in writing.

May 3, 2017
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