Cornish

Conjugate Verbs

Facts

  • Language: Cornish
  • Alternate names: KERNOWEK, KERNEWEK, CURNOACK
  • Language code: cor
  • Language family: Indo-European, Celtic, Insular, Brythonic
  • Number of speakers: 1000
  • Script:

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    Introduction

    Bilingualism in English. Some children grow up bilingual. Church services are held in Cornish. There are evening classes, correspondence courses, summer camps, children's play groups. There is a Cornish Language Board. It became extinct as a first language in 1777, but is being revived. Two spelling systems are in use. Taught in some schools. Bible portions 1936.

    Verblist

    abma, acordya, addya, adhyski, agria, akordya, amendya, amma, amontya, amowntya, askrifa, berrskrifa, bones, bos, bos trigys, bos trigys en argel, bos trigys yn argel, chassya, cria, cùntell, debri, debry, demondya, dena, denagha, dengibya, denladha, denladra, densel, desegha, deseha, deservya, desinya, deski, deskrifa, desygha, determya, devera, devera dagrow, devisya, devorya, devydna, devynna, dewheles, dewi, diagnosa, diala, diank, didakla, didhana, didhemedhi, difen, divarva, dowrhe, dry in rag, dybarth, dybedna, dybenna, dybri, dyski, dysqwedhes, egyna, eva, forsâkya, fugya, gallos, gelwel, glanhe, glusa, godhvos, golhi, gorra, gorra a-bervedh, gorra a-denewen, gortos, gul, gweles, gwul, havi, hedhi, herdhya, hwibana, hwyppya, hwystra, iskarga, islinya, istitla, jynnskrifa, kara, kavos, keredhi, kervya, keschanjya, keskreuni, keslowenhe, kewsel, kovskrifa, kowlleski, kowlwertha, kows, kowsel, krackya, krasa, kuntel, lemmel, lenel, leverel, lewya, liesskrifa, lostya, lowenhe, mos a-dro, mynnes, nasya, neghi, omdhivarva, omwolhi, owra, perna, pobas, resek, rewlya, ry, settya, skrifa, skydnya, skynnya, sonskrifa, stifa, stlevi, takla, tedna, tenna, tevy, treylya, trovya, truedha, trufla, tryghi, tyckya, ughkarga, ughradha, unverhe, unya, vandalisa, veksya, viajya.

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