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hynny (masculine hwnnw, feminine honno)

  1. that
    Mae hynny'n newyddion da.
    That is good news.

Usage notesEdit

This is used when no specific noun is referred to. When a specific noun is referenced, the appropriate gendered word for "that" is used, namely hwnnw for masculine nouns and honno for feminine nouns in more formal language, or masculine hwnna and feminine honna in more informal language.

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  1. (formal) (South Wales, colloquial) those

Usage notesEdit

Follows the noun, which is preceded by the definite article.

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Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “hynny”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies