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Blas Kernewek - final lesson!
School children with Chris Blount
Many children in school are taking up Cornish.

Congratulations you have reached the final lesson in our Cornish Language Series.

Why not tell your friends about our Blas Kernewek lessons.

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Script for Lesson 12
Lesson 12 - An Teylu / The Family

Rod: Fatell yw dha vamm?
Chris: How’s your mother?

Deb: Pur dha - Yma hi tre gans ow thas Chris: Very well – she’s home with my father

Rod: Yw dha sira wynn hwath yn fyw? Chris: Is your grandfather still alive?

Deb: Yw – hag ow dama wynn.
Chris: Yes – and my grandmother.

Rod: Py lies broder eus dhis
Chris: How many brothers have you?

Deb: Yma unn broder dhymm
Chris: I have one brother.

Deb:ha diw hwoer.
Chris: And two sisters.

Rod: Yns i demmedhys?
Chris: Are they married?

Deb: Na hwath.
Chris: Not yet.

Rod: My a welas dha ewnter de.
Chris: I saw you uncle yesterday.

Deb: Ymava omma gans ow modrep
Chris: He’s here with my aunt.

Gerva / Vocabulary

Mamm - Mother
Dha vamm - Your mother
Tas - Father
Ow thas - My father
Dha das - Your father
Sira wynn - Grandfather
Dama wynn - Grandmother
Ewnter - Uncle
Modrep - Aunt
Broder - Brother
Hwoer - Sister
Mab - Son
Myrgh - Daughter
Flogh - Child
Fleghes - Children
Flogh gwynn - Grandchild
Fleghes wynn - Grandchildren
Kerens - Parents

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