Corsican (Corsu)

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Why learn Corsican?

You can communicate in Corsican. Four out of five new jobs in the US are created as a result of foreign trade. Aquiring a second language can improve your skills and grades in math and English. The study of Corsican teaches and encourages respect for other people.

How Long Does it Take to Learn Corsican?

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Corsican Alphabet & Pronunciation

A
(à)
B
(bì)
C
(cì)
Chj
(chjì)
D
(dè)
E
(è)
F
(effe)
G
(gì)
Ghj
(ghjè)
H
(acca)
I
(ì)
J
(jì)
L
(elle)
M
(emme)
N
(enne)
O
(ò)
P
(pè)
Q
(cù)
R
(erre)
S
(esse)
Sc
(esci)
Sg
(esge)
T
(tì)
U
(ù)
V
(vè)
Z
(zeda)

Basic Phrases in Corsican

HelloSalutu
GoodbyeAvvedeci
Yes
NoInnò
Excuse meScusate
PleasePer piacè
Thank youGrazie
You are welcomePregu
Do you speak englishParli inglese?
Do you understandCapisci?
I understandCapiscu
I do not understandùn capiscu micca
How are youCumu va?
Fine thanksVa bè Grazie!
What is your nameCumu ti chjami?
My name isMi chjamu
Pleased to meet youIncantatu

Corsican Grammar

Corsican Nouns

ManOmu
WomanDonna
BoyZitellu
GirlUna zitella
CatCat
DogCane
FishU pesciu
WaterAcqua
MilkU latti ( )
EggOvu
HouseCasa
FlowerFiore
Treeàrbulu
ShirtCammisa
PantsPantaloni

Corsican Adjectives

Colors in Corsican

BlackNeru
WhiteBiancu
RedRossu
OrangeAranciu
YellowGhjallu
GreenVerde
BlueTurchinu
PurplePurpura
PinkRosa
GrayGrisgiu
BrownMarrone

Numbers in Corsican

ZeroZeru
OneUnu
TwoDui
ThreeTrè
FourQuattru
FiveCinque
SixSei
SevenSete
EightOttu
NineNove
TenAvè
ElevenEleven
TwelveDodici
TwentyVinti
ThirtyTrenta
FortyQuaranta
FiftyCinquanta
SixtySikisite
SeventySettanta
EightyOttanta
NinetyNovanta
HundredCentu
ThousandMille

Corsican Verbs

To beEsse
To haveAvè
To wantVoli
To needAvè bisognu
To helpAiutà
To goAndà
To comeVene
To eatManghjà
To drinkBeie
To speakParlà

Building Simple Sentences

More Complex Corsican Sentences

Andè
OrO
ButMa
BecausePerchè
WithCun
AlsoAncu
HoweverIn ogni modu
Neither
Nor
IfSe
ThenAllora

Useful Corsican Vocabulary

Corsican Questions

WhoChì
WhatCosa
WhenQuandu
WhereInduve
WhyPerchè
HowCome
How manyQuantu
How muchQuantu

Days of the Week in Corsican

MondayU luni
TuesdayMarti
WednesdayMarcuri
ThursdayGhjovi
FridayVennari
SaturdaySabatu
SundayDumenica
YesterdayIeri
TodayOghje
TomorrowDumane

Months in Corsican

JanuaryGhjennaghju
FebruaryFebbraiu
MarchMarzu
AprilAprile
MayMaghju
JuneGhjugnu
JulyLugliu
AugustAostu
SeptemberSittembre
OctoberOttobre
NovemberNuvembre
DecemberDicembre

Seasons in Corsican

WinterInvernu
SpringPrimavera
SummerL'estiu
AutumnU vaghjimu

Telling Time in Corsican

What time is itChi ora hè?
HoursOre
MinutesMinuti
SecondsSeconde
O clockO
HalfA mità
Quarter pastQuartu passatu
BeforePrima
AfterDopu