‘You can choose your friends, but not your family’. Learn how to speak about your loved ones in Cornish.

Click on the links below to hear the spoken Cornish.

Do you have family? Eus teylu dhis?
I have… Yma dhymm…
One/a Unn
Two (feminine) Diw
Three (feminine) Teyr
Four (feminine) Peder
Sister Hwor
Brother Broder
Aunt Modrep
Uncle Ewnter
Cousin (male) Kenderow
Cousin (female) Keniterow
Mother Mamm
Father Tas
Grandmother Mamm wynn
Grandfather Tas gwynn
Son Mab
Daughter Myrgh
Grandson Mab wynn
Granddaughter Myrgh wynn
Ancestors Hengerens

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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