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  • 5 Mar

    St Piran’s Day 2019

    Gool Peran Lowen from the Fondyans Boos Kernow!

    (Happy St Piran’s Day from the Cornwall Food Foundation!)

    To celebrate St Piran’s Day, we thought we’d share a few essential words in Cornish that we use every day as part of our Food for Change community programme.

    • Food = boos
    • Grow = tevi (vb)
    • Cook = kegi (vb)
    • Trade = kenwertha (vb)

    Grow

    • Fruit = frooth
    • Vegetables/plant/herb =losow
    • Soil = gweres
    • Seed = has
    • Dig = palas
    • Trowel = lo-balas
    A person holding a handful of soil.

    Cook

    • Knife = kollell
    • Kitchen = kegin
    • Fork = forgh
    • Spoon = lo
    • Soup = kowl
    • Bread = bara

    Trade

    • Sell = gwertha (vb)
    • Buy = perna (vb)
    • Restaurant = bosti
    • Café = koffiji
    • Chef = keginer (m)/keginores (f)
    • Waiter = servyas
    Freshly picked shallots placed on a weighing scale.

    Food for Change

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