Appendix:Basic Breton glossary

Here are basic words and common phrases in the language of Breton (a Celtic language):


Translation Phrase IPA
Breton: brezhoneg /bʁɛˈzõ.nɛk/
hello: salud /ˈsaːlyt/
good-bye: kenavo /kenaˈvoː/
please: mar plij /maʁ pliʃ/
thank you: trugarez /tʁyˈɡaːʁɛs/
sorry: digarez /diˈɡaʁɛs/
that one: hennezh /ˈennɛs/
how much?: pegement /peˈɡemɛn/
yes: ya /ja/
no: nann /nãn/
I don’t understand: ne gomprenan ket /ne ɡɔ̃mpʁenãn ket/
Where's the bathroom?: pelec'h emañ ar sal dour? /peˈlɛx ema aʁ zal duʁ/
generic toast: yec'hed mat! /jexɛt mat/
English: saozneg /saoznɛk/
Do you speak English?: kaozeal a rit saozneg? /kozeal a ʁit saoznɛk/