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Cornish verb conjugation (Second person singular [you])

In Cornish, the particle a is placed between the subject and the verb stem. The verb stem is invariable for each person. Alternatively, verbs in Cornish can use the verb to do as an auxiliary verb. Using this form, the verb to do is conjugated for each person.

Examples for using Cornish Verbs

ty a dyb
you think
ty a wra mos
you go
ty a wra kerdhes
you walk
ty a re
you give
ty a dhege
you close

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Listening to Cornish words and phrases over and over again is an effective way to learn. If you commute to work you could use this time for learning Cornish words and phrases. On The Road! is designed with that purpose in mind. You can also put the contents of the audio CD on a smartphone or an iPad to listen to Cornish on the train or around town. The voice is in both Cornish and English.

Included in the course

  • 1 Audio CD in Cornish and English

Key Points

  • The CD is in both Cornish and English
  • Duration of roughly 60 minutes
  • Learn Cornish words
  • Learn Cornish vocabulary
On the Road! Cornish

Free Cornish Video

Video can be a good way to learn the basics in Cornish. Sit back and enjoy the video. It's less than 2 minutes long and will teach you a few key points in Cornish.

Important Reasons why people learn Cornish

College / University

Being able to show to a university admissions clerk that you have studied Cornish could add weight to your application. Proficiency in Cornish will improve your chances of being accepted to university.

Personal development

Studying Cornish can improve your memory and slow age-related decline. Bilingualism enhances mental abilities in both children and adults.

Become part of the community

Learning Cornish will allow you to fully participate in the rich oral, written and musical traditions of the Cornish speaking areas.

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Basic words and phrases in Cornish

Get by in Cornish with these basic Cornish words & phrases.

The houses are small.

An treven yw byghan.

The boy is strong.

Krev yw an maw.

The man is old.

An den yw koth.

The house is new.

An chi yw nowydh.

The girl is strong.

An vowes yw krev.

The houses are old.

Koth yw an treven.

The girl is big.

Bras yw an vowes.

The women are young.

An benynes yw yowynk.