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Blas Kernewek - lesson 6

This is lesson number 6 in our twelve part Cornish language series. Rod Lyon, Deborah Bennetts and Chris Blount will lead you through more phrases.


Script for Lesson six
Lesson 6 - Dy’goelyow / Holidays

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Rod: Dha semlant yw splann, ple feus ta?
Chris: You look great, where have you been?

Deb: Pow Frynk, rag ow dy’goelyow
Chris: France, for my holidays

Rod: Fatell wruss’ta mos?
Chris: How did you go?

Deb: My a nijas.
Chris: I flew.

Rod: My a garsa mos di
Chris: I would like to go there

Deb: Prag ny wre’ta?
Chris: Why don’t you?

Rod: Fowt a arghans!
Chris: Lack of money!

Deb: A ny wruss’ta kavoes dy’goel?
Chris: Haven’t you had a holiday?

Rod: Heb mar – unn jydh yn Porth Ia!
Chris: Of course, one day in St. Ives!

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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