Simple Drills No. 41


PRESENT AFFIRMATIVE TO PRETERITE AFFIRMATIVE

 

Convert the present forms into preterite forms (with auxiliary gwil; prefer anjy for ‘they’) and translate.

Example:      Yma hy ow qwary i’n lowarth.

Hy a wrug gwary i’n lowarth. She played in the garden.


1.       Yma ev ow qweles an qwylkyn.

2.       Yth esowgh why ow kerdhes dhe’n dre.

3.       Yth eson ny ow wherthyn.

4.       Yth esof vy ow miras orth an bellwolok.

5.       Ymowns y ow prenassa i’n gwerthjy-na.

6.       Yth esta ow côwsel Sowsnek.

7.       Yma an ky ow cùsca i’n stevel esedha.

8.       Yth eson ny owth eva coref i’n tavern.

9.       Yma ev ow tebry soper i’n boosty.

10.     Yma an gath ow ponya dres an fordh.

 

KEY TO DRILL 41

1.       Ev a wrug gweles an qwylkyn. He saw the frog.

2.       Why a wrug kerdhes dhe’n dre. You walked to [the] town.

3.       Ny a wrug wherthyn. We laughed.

4.       My a wrug miras orth an bellwolok. I watched [the] television.

5.       Anjy a wrug prenassa i’n gwerthjy-na. They shopped in that shop.

6.       Ty a wrug côwsel Sowsnek. You spoke English.

7.       An ky a wrug cùsca i’n stevel esedha. The dog slept in the sitting-room.

8.       Ny a wrug eva coref i’n tavern. We drank beer in the pub.

9.       Ev a wrug debry soper i’n boosty. He ate supper in the restaurant.

10.     An gath a wrug ponya dres an fordh. The cat ran across the road.