Simple Drills No. 43


PRESENT NEGATIVE TO PRETERITE NEGATIVE

 

Convert the present forms into preterite forms (with auxiliary gwil) and translate.

Example:      Nyns usy hy ow qwary i’n lowarth.

Ny wrug hy gwary i’n lowarth. She didn’t play in the garden.

 

1.       Nyns usy ev ow qweles an qwylkyn.

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

3.       Nyns eson ny ow wherthyn.

4.       Nyns esof vy ow miras orth an bellwolok.

5.       Nyns usons y ow prenassa i’n gwerthjy-na.

6.       Nyns esta ow côwsel Sowsnek.

7.       Nyns usy an ky ow cùsca i’n stevel esedha.

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

9.       Nyns usy ev ow tebry soper i’n boosty.

10.     Nyns usy an gath ow ponya dres an fordh.

 

KEY TO DRILL 43

1.       Ny wrug ev gweles an qwylkyn. He didn’t see the frog.

2.       Ny wrussowgh why kerdhes dhe’n dre. You didn’t walk to [the] town.

3.       Ny wrussyn ny wherthyn. We didn’t laugh.

4.       Ny wrug vy miras orth an bellwolok. I didn’t watch [the] television.

5.       Ny wrussons y prenassa i’n gwerthjy-na. They didn’t shop in that shop.

6.       Ny wrusta côwsel Sowsnek. You didn’t speak English.

7.       Ny wrug an ky cùsca i’n stevel esedha. The dog didn’t sleep in the sitting-room.

8.       Ny wrussyn ny eva coref i’n tavern. We didn’t drink beer in the pub.

9.       Ny wrug ev debry soper i’n boosty. He didn’t eat supper in the restaurant.

10.     Ny wrug an gath ponya dres an fordh. The cat didn’t run across the road.