saesnag

English translation: English

17:31 Jan 11, 2004
Welsh to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Welsh term or phrase: saesnag
this is an excerpt from a Welsh people speaking in English...so I guessed that it must be a Welsh word,but a/I'm not sure,and b/I don't know what it means.I guess it must be "english",as the sentence is "I speak saesnag so that you can understand"
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English translation:English
Explanation:
Saesneg means the English language,
Lloegr means England.
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Dylan Edwards
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:58
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thanks a lot, it was really helpful.
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Explanation:
Saesneg means the English language,
Lloegr means England.

Dylan Edwards
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
thanks a lot, it was really helpful.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Heather Starastin
1 hr

agree  Will Matter: have also seen "Sassenach" used pejoratively.
3 hrs
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