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'''Breton''' is the regional language language of [[Bretagne]], [[France]], spoken by only few remaining people. However the number of people speaking Breton is diminishing, and everyone in Bretagne speaks [[French]].
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'''Breton''' is the regional language of [[Bretagne]], [[France]], spoken by only few remaining people. The number of people speaking Breton is diminishing, and everyone in Bretagne speaks [[French]].
  
 
==Pronunciation guide==
 
==Pronunciation guide==
 
[http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Introduction_to_Breton/Breton_pronunciation Wikiversity/Breton_pronunciation]
 
  
 
==Phrase list==
 
==Phrase list==
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; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''Va anv 'zo  _____ .'')
 
; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''Va anv 'zo  _____ .'')
 
; Nice to meet you. :  . (''Plijus eo daremprediñ '')
 
; Nice to meet you. :  . (''Plijus eo daremprediñ '')
; Please. : . (''Mar plij '')
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; Please. : Mar plij.
 
; Thank you. :  . (''Trugarez '')
 
; Thank you. :  . (''Trugarez '')
 
; You're welcome. :  . (''Da netra '')
 
; You're welcome. :  . (''Da netra '')
; Yes. : . (''Ya '')
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; Yes. : Ya
; No. : . (''Nann '')
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; No. : Nann
 
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . (''Digarezit ac'hanon '')
 
; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . (''Digarezit ac'hanon '')
 
; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . (''Digarezit ac'hanon '')
 
; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . (''Digarezit ac'hanon '')
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===Numbers===
 
===Numbers===
  
Unan
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; one : unan
Daou / Div (female)
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; two : daou (male)/ div (female)
Tri / Teir (female)
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; three : tri (male)/ teir (female)
Pevar / Peder (female)
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; four : pevar (male)/ peder (female)
Pemp
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; five : pemp
C'hwec'h
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; six : c'hwec'h
Seiz
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; seven : seizh
Eiz
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; eight : eizh
Nav
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; nine : nav
Dek
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; ten : dek
Unnek
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; eleven : unnek
Daouzek
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; twelve : daouzek
Trizek
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; thirteen : trizek
Pevarzek
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; fourteen : pevarzek
Pempzek
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; fifteen : pempzek
C'hwezek
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; sixteen : c'hwezek
Seitek
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; seventeen : seitek
Tri c'hwec'h
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; eighteen : eitek/triwec'h
Naontek
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; nineteen : naontek
Ugent
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; twenty : ugent
Unan warn ugent
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; twenty-one : unan warn-ugent
Daou warn ugent
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; twenty-two : daou warn-ugent
...
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; thirty : tregont
Tregont
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...
 
...
 
Daou ugent
 
Daou ugent
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pevar ugent
 
pevar ugent
 
...
 
...
Kant
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; hundred : kant
 
...
 
...
 
Mil
 
Mil
 
...
 
...
 
 
 
  
 
===Time===
 
===Time===
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====Days====
 
====Days====
  
Dilun
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; Monday : dilun/Lun
Dimeurzh
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; Tuesday : dimeurzh/Meurzh
Dimerc'her
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; Wednesday : dimerc'her/Merc'her
Diriaoù
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; Thursday : diriaou/Yaou
Digwener
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; Friday : digwener/Gwener
Disadorn
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; Saturday : disadorn/Sadorn
Disul
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; Sunday : disul/Sul
  
 
====Months====
 
====Months====
  
Genver
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; January : Genver
C'hwevrer
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; February : C'hwevrer
Meurzh
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; March : Meurzh
Ebrel
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; April : Ebrel
Mae
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; May : Mae
...
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; June : Mezheven
Gouere
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; July : Gouere
Eost
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; August : Eost
Gwengolo
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; September : Gwengolo
Here
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; October : Here
Du
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; November : Du
Kerzu
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; December : Kerzu
  
 
====Writing time and date====
 
====Writing time and date====
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===Colors===
 
===Colors===
  
White = Gwenn
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; white : gwenn
Black = Du
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; black : du
Yellow = Melen
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; yellow : melen
Red = Ruz
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; red/pink : ruz
Green (artificial) = Gwer
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; green (artificial) : gwer
Green/Blue (natural) = Glaz
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; green/blue (natural) : glas
 
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; silver : arc'hant
  
 
===Transportation===
 
===Transportation===
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[http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Topic:Breton Wikiversity/Breton courses]
 
[http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Topic:Breton Wikiversity/Breton courses]
  
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{{phrasebookguide}}

Revision as of 00:50, 22 November 2010

Breton is the regional language of Bretagne, France, spoken by only few remaining people. The number of people speaking Breton is diminishing, and everyone in Bretagne speaks French.

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. 
. (Demat dit)
Hello. (informal
. (Brav eo an amzer)
How are you? 
 ? (Penaos eo ar bed ganit ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. (Dreist, trugarez dit )
What is your name? 
 ? (Pe anv ho peus ?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . (Va anv 'zo _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. (Plijus eo daremprediñ )
Please. 
Mar plij.
Thank you. 
. (Trugarez )
You're welcome. 
. (Da netra )
Yes. 
Ya
No. 
Nann
Excuse me. (getting attention
. (Digarezit ac'hanon )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. (Digarezit ac'hanon )
I'm sorry. 
. ( )
Goodbye 
. (Kenavo ar wech all )
Goodbye (informal
. (Kenavo )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. (Brezhoneg ne gomzan ket [, nemet un tammig])
Do you speak English? 
 ? (Komz a rit saozneg ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? (Tud 'zo amañ evit komz saozneg ?)
Help! 
 ! (D'am sikour !)
Look out! 
 ! (Sell 'ta !)
Good morning. 
. (Mintin vat )
Good evening. 
. (Nozvezh vat )
Good night. 
. (Noz vat )
Good night (to sleep
. (Kouskit vat )
I don't understand. 
. (Ne gomprenan ket )
Where is the toilet? 
 ? (Pelec'h emaint ar privezioù ?)

Problems

Numbers

one 
unan
two 
daou (male)/ div (female)
three 
tri (male)/ teir (female)
four 
pevar (male)/ peder (female)
five 
pemp
six 
c'hwec'h
seven 
seizh
eight 
eizh
nine 
nav
ten 
dek
eleven 
unnek
twelve 
daouzek
thirteen 
trizek
fourteen 
pevarzek
fifteen 
pempzek
sixteen 
c'hwezek
seventeen 
seitek
eighteen 
eitek/triwec'h
nineteen 
naontek
twenty 
ugent
twenty-one 
unan warn-ugent
twenty-two 
daou warn-ugent
thirty 
tregont

... Daou ugent ... Hanter kant ... Tri ugent ... pevar ugent ...

hundred 
kant

... Mil ...

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Monday 
dilun/Lun
Tuesday 
dimeurzh/Meurzh
Wednesday 
dimerc'her/Merc'her
Thursday 
diriaou/Yaou
Friday 
digwener/Gwener
Saturday 
disadorn/Sadorn
Sunday 
disul/Sul

Months

January 
Genver
February 
C'hwevrer
March 
Meurzh
April 
Ebrel
May 
Mae
June 
Mezheven
July 
Gouere
August 
Eost
September 
Gwengolo
October 
Here
November 
Du
December 
Kerzu

Writing time and date

Colors

white 
gwenn
black 
du
yellow 
melen
red/pink 
ruz
green (artificial) 
gwer
green/blue (natural) 
glas
silver 
arc'hant

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

Learning more

Wikiversity/Breton courses

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Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages