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

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

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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