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Cornish
Kernewek, Kernowek
Pronunciation[kəɾˈnuːək]
Native toUnited Kingdom
RegionCornwall
EthnicityCornish
ExtinctAround 1777
Revival20th century

Samples

From the Universal Declaration of Human Rights:

Cornish Translation
Genys frank ha par yw oll tus an bys All human beings are born free and
yn aga dynita hag yn aga gwiryow. equal in dignity and rights. They are
Enduys yns gans reson ha kowses endowed with reason and conscience
hag y tal dhedha omdhon an eyl orth and should act towards one another
y gila yn spyrys a vrederedh. in a spirit of brotherhood.

From Bro Goth agan Tasow, the Cornish anthem:

Cornish Translation
Bro goth agan tasow, dha fleghes a'th kar, Old land of our fathers, your children love you,
Gwlas ker an howlsedhes, pan vro yw dha bar? Dear country of the west, what land is your equal?
War oll an norvys 'th on ni skollys a-les, Over all the world, we are spread far and wide,
Mes agan kerensa yw dhis. But our love is for you.
Kernow, Kernow y keryn Kernow; Cornwall, Cornwall, we love Cornwall;
An mor hedre vo yn fos dhis a-dro Fo

From the Universal Declaration of Human Rights:

Cornish Translation
Genys frank ha par yw oll tus an bys All human beings are born free and
Bro Goth agan Tasow, the Cornish anthem:

Cornish Translation
Bro goth agan tasow, dha fleghes a'th kar, Old land of our fathers, your children love you,
Gwlas ker an howlsedhes, pan vro yw dha bar? Dear country of the west, what land is your equal?
War oll an norvys 'th on ni skollys a-les, Over all the world, we are spread far and wide,
Mes agan kerensa yw dhis. But our love is for you.
Kernow, Kernow y keryn Kernow; Cornwall, Cornwall, we lov