This phrase book will keep you up to date with the days, months and planets in Cornish.

In space, no one can hear you speak ‘Kernewek’. Here on Earth, however, you can click on the audio links below to hear the spoken Cornish.

Cornish English
Howl Sun
Planet Planet
Kynsa First
Mergher Mercury
Nessa Second
Gwener Venus
Tressa Third
An bys Earth
Loor Moon
Peswora Fourth
Meurth Mars
Pympes Fifth
Yow Jupiter
Hweghves Sixth
Sadorn Saturn
Seythves Seventh
Ouranus Uranus
Ethves Eighth
Nevyon Neptune
Dydh Day
dy’Sul Sunday
dy’Lun Monday
dy’Meurth Tuesday
dy’Mergher Wednesday
dy’Yow Thursday
dy’Gwener Friday
dy’Sadorn Saturday

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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