Hi, I’m just working through level 1, challenge 16 and I’m not entirely sure what I’m hearing for “Someone who told me that you want to read that book today”. When I first heard it I thought “Hang on, I don’t recognise this construction!” but on listening again I think what I’m hearing is:
“Rhywun naeth ddweud wrtha i bod ti’n moyn darllen y llyfr 'ma heddiw”
Is that correct? If so, why is it “Rhywun naeth…” and not “Naeth rhywun…”?
Hello! I don’t understand the use of ‘naeth’ here - what does it mean? The last time I came across it was Challenge 14 ‘ my brother met …’.’ Naeth fy
mrawd gyfarfod. In Challenge 16 ‘ someone who told me that you wanted to read that book today’ why isn’t it ‘rhywun ddudodd wrthaf fi …’ rather than ‘rhywun naeth ddeud wrthaf fi’?
I’m finding this to be a very intetesting thread.
Just being nosey and using for an excuse for some revision.
Getting to the point, regarding: ’ I met with someone that told me.". I checked the level 1 Challenges 16 and 17. Vocab lists and audio recordings. North and South. I didn’t notice naeth for “did”, but I noticed the shortform dwedais and also the oedd “was” form. Also i noticed sydd for the present form. Anyway back to the past, am I correct in thinking that for the word “that”/"(who), we need oedd as a form of bod ( to be) rather than just naeth by itself for “did”?
Finally, regarding the question on the verb word order, I think that “rhwyun” comes first as the end of the first phrase " I met with someone". Then oedd or sy’n for 'that". Then the 2nd phrase “said to me”.
I hope this makes sense.
Anyone want to confirm that I have it right, or perhaps correct me please?
Ha ha. So what I was trying to say was that in the challenge, you offered the following. Dwi’n nabod rhwyun oedd dweud ortho fi. For - I know someone who told me. However in this topic thread it is suggested that oedd can be replaced with ‘naeth’ for “that did/who did”. Is this correct? Or is it only bod type words that can be used to connect two phrases?