The Cornish Language
In this podcast, I talk about local British culture. More specifically, the Cornish language and its history. There are many accents in England, many of them seem like their own language. But did you know there is more than just English?
Today in the UK, everywhere you go you will be able to speak English, but many people might also speak their regional language.
English is a germanic language, originally coming from Europe. Other examples of germanic languages include Dutch, German and Swedish.
Cornish is a celtic language. The Celtic regions are Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Cornwall and Brittany, France.
Here are some examples of Cornish phrases. The purpose is not to learn them, but to see how different the language is from English.
Good morning = Myttin Da
Goodbye = Duw genes
Where is the bathroom? = Ple’ma an bisva?