"May"

Translation:mis Mai

May 5, 2017

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dimbulb

Is mis always required?

May 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ibisc

When it is a standalone phrase such as this, yes. The reason being that the names of some months are words in their own right: Mawrth - Mars; Medi - harvest; Gorffennaf - I will finish; ... This is explained with other examples in the notes for the section 'Months'.

In ordinary conversation, the mis might be dropped once it is clear that months are being discussed.

May 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dimbulb

Diolch, Ibisc!

September 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lee33170

Being from a borderline Southern state (Missouri), mis makes all the months sound so genteel - Miss May, Miss February.

December 12, 2018
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