Cornish

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Cornish
Kernewek
A language in the Cornish Language Family[1].

Alternative Names None

Origin Cornwall, England[1]
Writing System Cornish alphabet (derived from Latin)
In Use before 525 to the present[1]

Official/National
Language of
None
Also Spoken in United Kingdom[1]
Native Speakers 0
Non-Native Speakers ~3,500[1]
Regulated by Cornish Language Partnership[2]
Kesva an Taves Kernewek[3]
Kowethas an Yeth Kernewek[3]
Agan Tavas[3]
Cussel an Tavaz Kernuak[3]

ISO 639-1 Code KW[1]
ISO 639-2 Code COR[1]
ISO 639-3 Code COR[1]

Pronunciation
English
Cornish
Unknown
Unknown


Contents

History of Cornish

See: Cornish/history


Cornish in Other Languages

See: Cornish/translate


Text Sample

Yma pub den genys frank hag equal yn dynyta hag yn gwyryow. Ymons y enduys gans reson ha keskans hag y tal dhedhans omdhon an eyl orth y gela yn sperys a vredereth.
-Article 1, “The Universal Declaration of Human Rights[4]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Cornish language. (2008, May 20). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 22:08, May 20, 2008, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cornish_language&oldid=213696234
  2. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/cornwall/7074487.stm
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 http://www.magakernow.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=39018
  4. Frölich, Werner (2008). GEONAMES - UDHR. Retrieved May 9, 2008, from GEONAMES - Countries of the World Web site: http://www.geonames.de/udhr.html#cor
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