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Breton phrasebook

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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

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

Tri c'hwec'h Naontek Ugent Unan warn ugent Daou warn ugent ... Tregont ... Daou ugent ... Hanter kant ... Tri ugent ... pevar ugent ... Kant ... Mil ...

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Dilun Dimeurzh Dimerc'her Diriaoù Digwener Disadorn Disul

Months

Genver C'hwevrer Meurzh Ebrel Mae ... Gouere Eost Gwengolo Here Du Kerzu

Writing time and date

Colors

White = Gwenn Black = Du Yellow = Melen Red = Ruz Green (artificial) = Gwer Green/Blue (natural) = Glaz


Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

Learning more

Wikiversity/Breton courses

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Variants

Actions

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