Dafydd sentence example
- Machynlleth (perhaps Maglona in Roman times) has Owen Glendower's "senate house" (1402), and is known as the scene of Glendower's attempted assassination by Dafydd Gam.
- Historically, David (Dafydd), brother of the last Llewelyn, was here (aet.
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- in Carnedd Dafydd.
- When a noun comes first, it is followed by a relative pronoun, thus, Dafydd a brynodd lyfr yno, which really means " (it is) David who bought a book there," and is never used in any other sense in the spoken language, though in literary Welsh it is used rhetorically for the simple statement which is properly expressed by putting the verb first.Advertisement
- In a simple interrogative sentence the introductory particle before the verb is a, and the positive answer consists in a repetition of the verb; a ddaw Dafydd ?
- A relative pronoun immediately precedes its verb and can only be separated from it by an infixed pronoun, thus Dafydd a'i prynodd, " (it is) David who bought it," yno y'm gweli, " (it is) there that thou wilt see me."
- In the castle Owen Goch (Owen the Red) was imprisoned from 1254 to 1277, by the last Llewelyn, whose brother Dafydd held it for some time against Edward I.
- Even catholic welsh bards like Sion Dafydd Rhys sang its praises.
- With Dafydd on the bench, Alex Goode took aim into the sun and caught the wrong side of the left hand upright.Advertisement
- Dafydd ap Ieuan ap Einion held it for the Lancastrians, until famine, rather than Edward IV., made him surrender.
- In a simple sentence the usual order of words is the following:- verb, subject, object, adverb; as prynodd Dafydd lyfr yno, " David bought a book there."
- In sentences in which a noun comes first, the interrogative particle is ai, and the answer is always, positive tie, negative nage; as ai Dafydd a ddaw ?
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