"Y dref"

Translation:The town

May 3, 2017



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

May 3, 2017


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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