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Blas Kernewek - lesson 5
Rod Lyons and Deborah Bennetts
Rod and Deborah lead you through lesson five

Welcome to lesson 5 in our Cornish Language series.

Rod, Deborah and Chris discuss the weather in Cornwall in Autumn.

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Script for Lesson five
An Gewer / The Weather

Rod: Hou Deborah, Fatell yw taklow?
Chris: Hi Deborah, How are things?

Deb: Da lowr – marnas an gewer!
Chris: All right – apart from the weather!

Rod: Yma glaw puptydh, dell hevel
Chris: There’s rain everyday, it seems.

Deb: Eus. Ple’ma an howl?
Chris: There is. Where’s the sun?

Rod: Kellys y’m brys vy!
Chris: Lost I reckon!

Deb: Wel, glaw yw gwell es yrgh.
Chris: Well, Rain is better than snow.

Rod: Henn yw gwir.
Chris: That’s true.

Deb: An dhargan a leveris y fydh gwynsek
Chris: The forecast said it will be windy.

Rod: Na lever henna!
Chris: Don’t say that!

Gerva / Vocabulary

An gewer - The weather
Glaw - Rain
Puptydh - Everyday
Dell hevel - It seems
Ple’ma? - Where is?
Howl - Sun
Kellys - Lost
Gwell - Better
Gwell es - Better than
Yrgh - Snow
Gwir - True
An dhargan - The forecast
Gwynek - Windy
Y fydh - It will be

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