The time has come to learn some more Cornish phrases. Here are the basics of telling the time in Kernewek.

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Cornish English
Py eur yw? What time is it?
Unn eur yw It’s one o’clock
Diw eur yw It’s two o’clock
Teyr eur yw It’s three o’clock
Peder eur yw It’s four o’clock
Pymp eur yw It’s five o’clock
Hwegh eur yw It’s six o’clock
Seyth eur yw It’s seven o’clock
Eth eur yw It’s eight o’clock
Naw eur yw It’s nine one o’clock
Deg eur yw It’s ten o’clock
Unnek eur yw It’s eleven o’clock
Dewdhek eur yw It’s twelve o’clock
Pymp wosa Five past
Pymp dhe Five to
Deg dhe Ten to
Deg wosa Ten past
Kwarter wosa Quarter past
Kwarter dhe Quarter to
Ugens dhe Twenty to
Ugens wosa Twenty past
Pymp warn ugens wosa Twenty five past
Pymp warn ugens dhe Twenty five to
Hanter wosa Half past

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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