Time in Cornish

How to tell the time in Cornish, a revived Celtic language spoken mainly in Cornwall.

Telling the time | Days of the week | Months of the year | Seasons

Telling the time

English Cornish (Kernewek)
What time is it? Py eur yw?
It's one o'clock Un eur yw
It's quarter past one Kwarter wosa un eur yw
It's half past one Hanter wosa un eur yw
It's quarter to two Kwarter dhe dhiw eur yw
It's two o'clock Diw eur yw
It's quarter past two Kwarter wosa diw eur yw
It's half past two Hanter wosa diw eur yw
It's quarter to three Kwarter dhe deyr eur yw
It's three o'clock Teyr eur yw
It's quarter past three Kwarter wosa teyr eur yw
It's half past three Hanter wosa teyr eur yw
It's quarter to four Kwarter dhe beder eur yw
It's four o'clock Peder eur yw
It's quarter past four Kwarter wosa peder eur yw
It's half past four Hanter wosa peder eur yw
It's quarter to five Kwarter dhe bymp eur yw
It's five o'clock Pymp eur yw
It's quarter past five Kwarter wosa pymp eur yw
It's half past five Hanter wosa pymp eur yw
It's quarter to six Kwarter dhe hwegh eur yw
It's six o'clock Hwegh eur yw
It's quarter past six Kwarter wosa hwegh eur yw
It's half past six Hanter wosa hwegh eur yw
It's quarter to seven Kwarter dhe seyth eur yw
It's seven o'clock Seyth eur yw
It's quarter past seven Kwarter wosa seyth eur yw
It's half past seven Hanter wosa seyth eur yw
It's quarter to eight Kwarter dhe eth eur yw
It's eight o'clock Eth eur yw
It's quarter past eight Kwarter wosa eth eur yw
It's half past eight Hanter wosa eth eur yw
It's quarter to nine Kwarter dhe naw eur yw
It's nine o'clock Naw eur yw
It's quarter past nine Kwarter wosa naw eur yw
It's half past nine Hanter wosa naw eur yw
It's quarter to ten Kwarter dhe dheg eur yw
It's ten o'clock Deg eur yw
It's quarter past ten Kwarter wosa deg eur yw
It's half past ten Hanter wosa deg eur yw
It's quarter to eleven Kwarter dhe unnek eur yw
It's eleven o'clock Unnek eur yw
It's quarter past eleven Kwarter wosa unnek eur yw
It's half past eleven Hanter wosa unnek eur yw
It's quarter to twelve Kwarter dhe dhewdhek eur yw
It's twelve o'clock Dewdhek eur yw
It's quarter past twelve Kwarter wosa dewdhek eur yw
It's half past twelve Hanter wosa dewdhek eur yw
It's quarter to one Kwarter dhe un eur yw
it's midnight hanter-nos yw
it's midday hanter-dydh yw
in the morning myttinweyth
in the afternoon androweyth
in the evening haneth

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Days of the week

Monday dy' Lun
Tuesday dy' Meurth
Wednesday dy' Mergher
Thursday dy' Yow
Friday dy' Gwener
Saturday dy' Sadorn
Sunday dy' Sul

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Months of the year

January Mys Genver
February Mys Hwevrer
March Mys Merth
April Mys Ebrel
May Mys Me
June Mys Methevan
July Mys Gortheren
August Mys Est
September Mys Gwynngala
October Mys Hedra
November Mys Du
December Mys Kevardhu

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Seasons

Spring gwaynten
Summer haf
Autumn/Fall kynyaf
Winter gwaf

Translations compiled by Simon Ager, with corrections by Philip Newton

Telling the time in Cornish
http://cornish.proboards.com/thread/84/telling-time

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