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Blas Kernewek - lesson 11
Chris Blount keeps his eye on the world
Chris hopes people all over are learning Cornish

Welcome to lesson 11 of twelve in our Cornish language series.

Chris Blount, Rod Lyon and Deborah Bennett lead you through each lesson.

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Script for Lesson 11
Lesson 11 - Ober/Work

Rod: Yma soedh nowydh dhymm
Chris: I’ve a new job

Deb: Pyth yw henna?
Chris: What’s that?

Rod: Oberi yn arghantti.
Chris: Working in a bank.

Deb: My a garsa bos dyghtyores gols
Chris: I would like to be a hairdresser.

Rod: Pyth esos ta ow kul lemmyn?
Chris: What are you doing now?

Deb: Owth oberi yn gorvarghas.
Chris: Working in a supermarket

Rod: Pandr’a wra dha hwoer?
Chris: What does your sister do?

Deb: Hi yw skrifennyades.
Chris: She’s a secretary.

Rod: Ple?
Chris: Where?

Deb: Yn soedhva laghyas.
Chris: In a solicitor’s office.

Gerva / Vocabulary

Hanter wosa - Half-past
Kwarter wosa - Quarter past
Deg dhe - Ten to
Pymp eur - Five o’clock
Eth eur - Eight o’clock
Poran - Exactly
Dy’Sul - Sunday
Dy’Lun - Monday
Dy’Meurth - Tuesday
Dy’Mergher - Wednesday
Dy’Yow - Thursday
Dy’Gwener - Friday
Dy’Sadorn - Saturday
Mis Genver - January
Mis Hwevrer - February
Mis Meurth - March
Mis Ebryl - April
Mis Me - May
Mis Metheven - June
Mis Gortheren - July
Mis Est - August
Mis Gwynngala - September
Mis Hedra - October
Mis Du - November
Mis Kevardhu - December
Nadelik - Christmas
Nadelik Lowen - Merry Christmas
Pask - Easter

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