Simple Drills No. 64


PRETERITE NEGATIVE TO PRESENT NEGATIVE

 

Convert the preterite forms into present forms and translate.

Example:      Ny wrug hy gwary i’n lowarth.

Nyns usy hy ow qwary i’n lowarth. She isn’t playing in the garden.

 

1.       Ny wrug an marchont gwertha lies margh.

2.       Ny wrug an Gernowyon kerdhes dhe Loundres.

3.       Ny wrug an paloresow esedha wàr an âls.

4.       Ny wrussons y prena try fytsa.

5.       Ny wrug vy spêna nebes mona i’n dre.

6.       Ny wrug an venyn vysytya an ûnyversyta.

7.       Ny wrug ev ûsya an scubel.

8.       Ny wrug hy marhogeth wàr verhyk bian.

9.       Ny wrug an medhek ry medhegneth dhedha.

10.     Ny wrug an logosen ponya dres an leur.

 

KEY TO DRILL 64

1.       Nyns usy an marchont ow qwertha lies margh. The merchant doesn’t sell many horses.

2.       Nyns usy an Gernowyon ow kerdhes dhe Loundres. The Cornishmen aren’t walking to London.

3.       Nyns usy an paloresow owth esedha wàr an âls. The choughs aren’t perching on the cliff.

4.       Nyns usons y ow prena try fytsa. They aren’t buying three pizzas.

5.       Nyns esof vy ow spêna nebes mona i’n dre. I’m not spending a little money in [the] town.

6.       Nyns usy an venyn ow vysytya an ûnyversyta. The woman isn’t visiting the university.

7.       Nyns usy ev owth ûsya an scubel. He isn’t using the broom.

8.       Nyns usy hy ow marhogeth wàr verhyk bian. She isn’t riding a small pony.

9.       Nyns usy an medhek ow ry medhegneth dhedha. The doctor isn’t giving them medicine.

10.     Nyns usy an logosen ow ponya dres an leur. The mouse isn’t running across the floor.