Useful Cornish phrases
A collection of useful phrases in Cornish, a Celtic language
spoken mainly in Cornwall in the UK. These phrases are in Common
Cornish (Kernewek Kemmyn), unless otherwise indicated.
Click on the English phrases to see them in many other languages.
Key to abbreviations: sg = said to one person; pl = said to
more than one person, MC = Modern (Late) Cornish (Kernuack
Recordings mainly by Adam Jones, with corrections and additions by Stephen Gainey, a Cornish language Bard.
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