How to form the plural in Cornish

How to form the plural in Cornish

You want to learn how to use the plural in Cornish? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Cornish lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Cornish.

Cornish nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. The plural in Cornish is generally formed by adding '-ow' to the end of the word.

Examples

treven
houses
mowesi
girls
darasow
doors
lyvrow
books
fleghes
children
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Church services are held in Cornish, there are evening classes, correspondence courses, summer camps and children's play groups. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Cornish would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Cornish

Learn to get by in Cornish with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Cornish, introduce yourself in Cornish and even hold a conversation in Cornish after you have met someone.

an aval 'ma
this apple
an chi 'ma
this house
an venyn 'ma
this woman
an gador 'ma
this chair
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Step 5 : The plural in Cornish

The plural is important in Cornish when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns lyver, kador and daras (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are lyvrow, kadoryow and darasow. Now learn how to use each of these Cornish plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are an lyvrow, an kadoryow and an darasow (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Cornish plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of lyver, kador and daras, you can move on to Step 6 (Cornish demonstrative pronouns).

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