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Cornish and Breton

Some Keywords in the Cornish Language, with their Breton Equivalents - kindly supplied by Loic POVY and Gildas CHATAL or Gaelic Equivalents - kindly supplied by Cecil Ward of the Isle of Skye.

Links to the Breton and Gaelic languages

English

Cornish

Pronounciation

Breton Equivalent

Pronounciation

Cornwall

Kernow

Kerr- Noo

Kernev-Veur

Kerr- Nev-Veeor

Cornish

Kernewek

 Kerr-New-ek

Kernevek

Kerr-Nev-ek

Water

Dowr

Dower

Dour

Dour

Beach

Treath

Treth

Traezh

Trezh

Sea

Mor

More

Mor

More

Church

Eglos

Egg-Loss

Ilis

I-Liss

House

Chi

Chee 

Ti

Tee

Chapel

Merther

Merth-Err

   

Dwelling

Bos

Bose

   

Field

Parc or Plen

Park or Plen

   

Lane

Bownder

Bounder

   

Mine

Bal or Wheal

Bal or Wheel

   

Head, Headland

Pen-

Pen-

Pen-

Pen-

Religous Settlement

Lan-

Lann

   

Homestead

Tre-

Tray

Tre-

Tray

Boat

Scatho

Scath-O

Bag / Nestr

Bag / Naistr

Meadow

Goon

Goon

   

Meadow

Praze

Praise

   

Sand Dune

Towan

Tau-an

Tunienn / Draezh

Tü-nian (Tew-nian)

Cliff

Als

  Alz

   

Rocks

Carreg

Car Egg

Karreg

Kar Egg

Road

Forth

 Fourth

Hent

H-aint

Valley

Nans

Nanz

   

A Wood

Cus or Cos

Kawz

Koad

Kawt

Old

Coth or Coath

Coth or Coath

Kozh

Cozh or Coh

New

Noweth

Now-Eth

Nevezh

Nev-Ez or NevEh

Grove

Kelly

Kelly

   

Moor

Hal

Hal

Lann

Lann

Church Enclosure

Lan-

Lan-

Lan-

Lan-

Mill

Melyn

Mellin

Melin or Milin

Mellin or Millin

Bridge

Pons

Ponze

Pont

Ponte

Pond or Pool

Pol

Pol

Poul

Pool

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