“Red and yellow and pink and green, purple and orange and blue.” The basic Cornish language vocab to help you sing a rainbow.

Click on the links below to hear the spoken Cornish.

Cornish English
Py onan yw…? Which one is…?
Py liw yw? What colour is it?
Gwynn White
Loos Grey
Du Black
Rudh Red
Melyn Yellow
Glas Blue/green
Rudh-velyn Orange
Rudh-wynn Pink
Purpur Purple
Gell Brown
Gwyrdh Green (inorganic)
Owr Gold
Arghans Silver/money

If you’re looking for a fun and engaging way to learn the Cornish language, check out our Go Cornish course on the Decks by Memrise website.


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