Archive for April, 2007

Focus on Falmouth

Saturday, April 14th, 2007

Falmouth has the third deepest natural harbour in the world, the deepest in Western Europe and is the traditional gateway to the Atlantic – one of the world’s greatest sailing harbours. Some of my fondest memories of Falmouth are from this Church. I use to attend All Saints School from 1975 – 1979 and remember [...]

Kernewek – Lesson Six

Monday, April 9th, 2007

Kernewek – Lesson Six 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 [...]

Kernewek – Lesson Five

Monday, April 9th, 2007

Kernewek – Lesson Five Rod: Hou Deborah, Fatell yw taklow? Chris: Hi Deborah, How are things? Deb: Da lowr – marnas an gewer! Chris: All right – apart from the weather! Rod: Yma glaw puptydh, dell hevel Chris: There’s rain everyday, it seems. Deb: Eus. Ple’ma an howl? Chris: There is. Where’s the sun? Rod: [...]

Kernewek – Lesson Four

Monday, April 9th, 2007

Kernewek – Lesson Four Rod: Dohajydh da Chris: Good afternoon Deb: Dohajydh da; pandr’a garses ta? Chris: Good afternoon; what would you like? Rod: Torth a vara mar plek Chris: A loaf of bread please. Deb: Gwynn po leun? Chris: White or wholemeal? Rod: Leun, my a breder. Chris: Wholemeal, I think. Deb: Ottani. Eus [...]

Kernewek – Lesson Three

Monday, April 9th, 2007

Kernewek – Lesson Three Rod: Gav dhymm! Yw hemma Stret an Eglos Chris: Excuse me! Is this Church Street? Deb: Nag yw, yth yw Stret Ledan. Chris: No, it’s Broad Street. Rod: Ple’ma Tesco ytho? Chris: Where’s Tesco’s then? Deb: Ryb an Gorsav Chris: By the Station Rod: Yw henna pell? Chris: Is that far? [...]

Kernewek – Lesson Two

Monday, April 9th, 2007

Kernewek – Lesson Two (realplayer required) Rod: Myttin da Deborah! Chris: Good morning Deborah! Deb: Myttin da Rod! Chris: Good morning Rod! Rod: Ple’ma Margaret? Chris: Where’s Margaret? Deb: Y’n gegin, dell brederav Chris: In the Kitchen, I think Rod: Meur rasta Chris: Thanks. (Chris: Perhaps she is in another room) Deb: Y’n Chambour Chris: [...]

Introduction to Kernewek – Cornish Langauge

Monday, April 9th, 2007

Basic Cornish Language (requires realplayer) Introductory phrases: ‘Formal’ Greetings Rod: Myttin da! Chris: Good morning! audio Lesson 1 > Audio and Video links on this page require Realplayer Deb: Dydh da! Chris: Good day! Rod: Dohajydh da! Chris: Good afternoon! Deb: Gorthugher da! Chris: Good evening! ‘Informal’ Greetings Rod: Hou sos! Chris: ‘Right boy!, ‘Right [...]

Great youtube kernow video!

Monday, April 9th, 2007

A little bit jumpy at the end – but still a proper job.