Please contact us on info@language.gg or 747264. Activity book - this family resource is available to download for free from the Guernsey Museums website. P'tites Lures Guernésiaises  edited by Hazel Tomlinson - a collection of short stories, includes work by many authors including Helier d'Rocquoine. Alternatively you can call, email, or visit. Sounds better in Guernsey French as 'Always be yourself' which is 'Séyiz terrous vous-maeme' (plural) or 'Séyiz terrous té-maeme' (sing), What is meant to be, will always find a way, Chu qu'est supposaï ête, trouv'ra terrous aen mouoyen, We need every voice to be heard. Available to buy from Guernsey Museum. Ahh lahh m-yeh-staub leee jour eh leee n-yeh s'auterr saub. Here you will find different playlists including: - 'Conversations in Guernsey French' with Harry & Hazel Tomlinson. lé 15 dé chu meis ch'érait l'cmochement du Carniva à la Ville, faot daon allaï l'vée! It is a domain having gg extension. A literal translation (it would be understood) would be: But to express the same thing as 'you're just my cup of tea' could be: Sié ton tchoeur (when addressing one person informally, or someone younger than yourself), Siévaï vote tchoeur (when addressing one person formally, and also when addressing more than one person), 1. Chance to question P&R at public drop-in Friday 11 December 2020 « Return to News. Should your complaint remain unsettled the Bank is required to inform the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, our local Regulator, of this and to advise you that you may inform them directly of your complaint. Au meis d'févérier i s'peut ké y ait du fré et d'la née. Commission for Guernsey and Alderney LBG The Perkins Suite, KGV Playing Fields Rue Cohu Castel Guernsey GY5 7SZ Telephone Number 01481 210420 Email Address hello@healthimprovement.gg. Note Père qu'est au cièl qué ton naom seit sànctifiaï. (There are many different accents in Guernésiais but some speakers pronounce 'bohti' as rhyming with 'potty'). ), 2. Pauss-ou ferr ae Boudlau pour lah Serraye Boudlau? A quaïe haeure qu'la gaume guernesiaise cmenche? Ormering, Ormering we are the famous Guernsey FC and we are going Ormering. Such international recognition has resulted in a growing number of individuals and delegations visiting the Island from other jurisdiction to find out the key to this success. It is a domain having gg extension. Page Transparency See More. Contact Us - Guernsey Language Commission (Guernesiais) Please use the form below to submit your query or comment. I have no enemies; my enemy is absent-mindedness. "Recycling" or use the A-Z below to find contact details for the service area you need. This page is not available in your selected language. J'n'ai ni maeîte ni disciplles nitou; j'sis mé-maême ches-chin. We wish you a Happy New Year full of peace and prosperity! The 2001 census revealed the language was spoken daily on the island by about 1,300 people. Although English is our main language, did you know that French was the official language of Guernsey as recently as 1948, due to our geographic location, close to the Bay of St Malo, near Normandy? There is no learning course available online but resources do exist. Guernsey Tourism: Tripadvisor has 63,574 reviews of Guernsey Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Guernsey resource. Dear ....We hope you are feeling a little better. ), 4. We wish you a Merry Christmas, have a great time! Guernsey Language Commission Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery Candie Gardens St Peter Port GY1 1UG Guernsey. It's not everyday you get ask to translate 'gurning competition' but we aim to please! The last few years have seen a growing international awareness of the Isle of Man success story that is the revival of interest in the language. Châtiaous d'sabllaon dans la banque à Pembroke, Lé Shaou qui Vaot (The show of value) chosen because it rhymes, J'voudrais bian qué vous séyiz ichin (plural), Or possibly 'Y a du Talent au Vouêt' = 'There's Talent out/in the West', La Creitrie d'Toumates dans l's Aunaïes 1950, La Vaerte et Bllaenche Armaïe à Tony Vance, Lah Varrt eee Bee-ash Arrmaye ah Tony Vance. Faot espéraï qu'i n'fra poui tro fré cht ivaer. ", Pas rian n'est impossiblle, lé mot li-maeme dit, "Sis possiblle. There is no need to submit it more than once. I am. Thank you for listening to me (giving me your attention), Our Father who is in Heaven, bless us, we pray, bless this food and those that prepared it, in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen. / Eyouk est ta mémaen? 2 were here. language… Faot s'enr'gistraï. Guernsey Language Commission News Issued 29th June 2020: The Committee for Education, Sport & Culture is today submitting a Policy Letter to the States - for debate in August - which will propose an additional grant of £300,000 over the next three years to a reformed Guernsey Language Commission. Sh'ra bian-ae-caop l'étaï, qé nou peu s'attende à vée dé pu laong jours et dé pu biau tems. There is no literal translation of this. A new language commission is to be set up to help promote and protect the use of Guernsey French. There is a taster app for Guernesiais, called Warro, which currently sits within the Digital Greenhouse app. Guernsey Language Commission) wurde am 7. Nou vou souhaete énne Bouanne Nouvele Aunaïe plloïne d'Paix et Prosperitaï! I have no books; my memories are my books. The dominant language then was French. For a detailed bibliography of books and publications, go back to the home page and choose 'articles'. Available to buy from Guernsey Museum. The new Guernsey Language Commission has been set up to help save Guernsey's own language… Naut pehrr k'eee o s-yeehl, benee nan(g), nou-t pree, benee shutt maushzree eee leee s-yau kee l'an(g) prepahraye, o nan(g) deh Jehzu-Chreest, Ahmen, Good afternoon Ladies & Gentlemen. As no active threats were reported recently by users, language.gg is SAFE to browse. I have neither master nor disciples; I am both myself. See actions taken by the … ), 3. Whistleblowing line: 01481 748094 Whistleblowing Email: [email protected] gfsc.gg. J'prie pas à autcheun; ma créaenche est tout chu qué j'saïs. Saluts d'la Saisaon (Greetings of the Season), Congratulations on the day of your wedding, Félicitâtiaons pour lé jour dé vos neuches. Sh'rah biaun-a-a(n) cow l'ettaye, keh nou peu s'ataud a vei deh pu la(ng) jour eee deh pü b-yo tau. See more of Guernsey Language Commission on Facebook 2 were here. J'counis pas d'lures; lé vent et la plleute mé caonte à l'oréle. Vis ta vie ogniet, hiaer est parti et p'tête qué d'moïn jaumais n'vianra. I am off to watch Guernsey FC today at Footes Lane. There is a movement to attempt to preserve the language by the Guernsey Language Commission, so visit the Guernesiais 'listening bench' in the Folklore Gallery at the Guernsey Musuem & Art Gallery to hear poems and phrases spoken in patois, and look out for the popular Guernsey Patois range of jewellery engraved with Guernsey French! Guernésiais (Norman: Dgèrnésiais) is the traditional language of Guernsey.It is a variety of Norman, similar to the dialects of Norman spoken in mainland Normandy and also to the Anglo-Norman used, after the 1066 invasion, in England.There is some mutual intelligibility with Jèrriais, the Norman dialect spoken in Jersey.It is mainly spoken by older people living in rural parts of the island. J'peu paa shaejié la directiaon du vau, mei j'peu trimai mei veil ké j'gaun terrou/pour terrou gaunié ma destinaaciaon, Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, "I'm possible. J'ai pas d'lives; mes mémouéres saont mes lives. There are several different versions, depending on who you are referring to. Y a énne achie qu'j't'ai pas vaeu (you = familiar, singular and masc. Y a daeux monières d'étende du jeur: aete la chàndele ou lé miraeux qui l'mire. Available to buy from Guernsey Museum. Guernsey local phone: 01481 722218 International phone: +44 1534 748610. The commission said it is allocating 100 million euros (£89 million) to purchase rapid antigen tests and to deliver them to EU member states. J'lé fais mé! (in life). A small parcel on a long journey begins to weigh heavily. "Felicitâtiaons pour aver yaeu la citouoyennetaï", "Felicitâtiaons pour aver gogni la citouoyennetaï", Names for projects / groups / organisations, S'ramassaïr pour la maisaon (gather oneself up to go home), (La/Énne) D'viss'rie or (La/Énne) Caonversâtiaon, Touor. At the turn of the millennium, only 2% of Guernsey’s population spoke Guernesiais fluently, and things were set to get worse: just 0.1% of young people on the island had any fluency. Always Open. Let's hope it is not too cold this winter. Knowledge is learning from the past to make a better future. You are in our thoughts and prayers. I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul. J'ai pas d'dégonerie daove autcheun; jé d'vise djére souvent. Note Père qu'est au Ciel, bénis naon, nou t'prie, bénis chutte mogerie et les siauns qui l'aont préparaï, au naom dé Jésu-Christe, Amen. Guernsey Patois. Es Ormés, es Ormés nou s'est lé CF (Clobbe à Football) célébraï dé Guernesi et nou s'en va es Ormés. Email: info@language.gg. If the intended meaning is 'Graduation' (ceremony for presenting academic degrees) then you might say 'Persentâtiaon des Dégraïs'. The Commission has operated since Liberation Day, 9 … Chàngeaïz vos pensaïes et vous chàngaeaïz vote maonde, Shaejai vo paussai ei vou shaejai vaut maond. Rémouque ta pauneis (when addressing one person only, very informal). Warro! ', Chu meis nou célèbra lé jour dla Liberâtiaon, et coum nou di, 'Faot daon s'en ermaette et célébraï! Eeez Orrmeh, eeez Orrmeh nouz eee leh CF (Claub ah Fautbaul) celebrye deh DJERR-nehz-ee eee nou s'au vah eeez Orrmeh. ‘Guernesiais has been a unique feature of the island’s history and culture for hundreds of years, but the language is now facing the possibility of extinction in just the next few years,’ said committee president Matt Fallaize. es es; Contacto Aspectos legales Servicios electrónicos La empresa . Nou z-espère qué l'passâge par aer tait bouan? ), Chière (fem.) I pray to none; my belief is that which I know. Background to the proposals. We have a database of language speakers who are happy to be contacted by learners. Please contact us on info@language.gg or 747264. August is the month of the traditional Shows in Guernsey, are you planning on going? J'ai pas d'chaensaons; j'o l'mouissaon à la fouorêt. Introduction. Glossary of Guernsey Place-Names by Marie De Garis - find out what your road name means. So that we can respond to you as quickly as possible, please search by topic e.g. Stream Tracks and Playlists from Guernsey Arts Commission on your desktop or mobile device. The new Guernsey Language Commission has been set up to help save Guernsey's own language… For more information, click here. From .... Chiaer (masc. The Guernsey Language Commission was set up to raise awareness of the local patois, Guernésiais and to assist the existing groups and individuals that already do much to celebrate and teach the language. Creyai ké vou pouvai ei vouz aet déja mié shmin. J'm'en vais vei lé CF Guernesiais ogniet à Footes Lane. Subscribe to our daily newsletter! Bianvu à nos neuches, One is nearer to God's heart in the garden than anywhere else, Nou z-est pus prés du tchoeur du Bouan Giu au gardin qu'autcheun aoute bord, 'Du bouan vent et énne maraïe qui vou sié', 'du bwaw vaw eh enn mahhr-rye kee voo s'yeh', À té à jaumais  (addressed informally  to 1 person), Pour té (addressed informally to 1 person), Ma belle p'tite fille or... Ma belle grànd fille. Guernsey has an English dialect called Guernsey English. Savé est d'apprende du tems passaï à seule fin d'faire aen millaeu tems-à-vni. Businesses regulated include: Vis ta vie ogniet, hiaer est parti et d'moïn n'vianra p'tête pas jaumais. Guernésiais (Norman: Dgèrnésiais) is the traditional language of Guernsey.It is a variety of Norman, similar to the dialects of Norman spoken in mainland Normandy and also to the Anglo-Norman used, after the 1066 invasion, in England.There is some mutual intelligibility with Jèrriais, the Norman dialect spoken in Jersey.It is mainly spoken by older people living in rural parts of the island. Vous aêtes  dans nos pensaïes and périères. School. News Published: Feb 8, 2013. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. It's the start of the Town Carnival on 15th of this month, let's all go and see it then. language… I have no father; the cave that shelters me is my father. Here are some: The Guernsey Language Commission's You Tube Channel. Baïle-naon ogniet note poïn pour la journaïe. Qué ta volontaï seit faete sus la terre coum au cièl. We arrange courses and workshops for adults. You can find videos to go with this book here. There are 14 indigenous languages used across the British Isles: 5 Celtic, 3 Germanic, 3 Romance, and 3 sign languages: 2 Banszl and 1 Francosign language. Dé.... (informal, singular), (when addressing a male, formal, or when addressing more than one person both informal and formal), (when addressing a female, formal, or when addressing more than one female both informal and formal). Impressum. Nou peu paa aigié tout la peik, mei tout la peik peu aigié chikeu. I m'pllairais d'ête énne partie dé chu qu'est spéciâl atour Guernési. Mes Prumieres paroles (my first words) en Guernésiais by Harry Tomlinson - this includes phonetic spelling of many words and expressions *not currently available online*. When you go home tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow we gave our today, A mais qu'vous s'ramassaï pour la maisaon, disaï laeu atouor naon et dire, pour vote d'moïn nou bailli notr'oniet, There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that is your own self, Y a riocqu'aen couoïn dé l'univaers qué vous pouvaï aête saeur d'amendaï, et ch'est vous maême, L'Hiraondelle s'ramasse terrou pour la maisaon (always goes/returns home), L'Hiraondelle s'en r'viant terrou à la maisaon (always comes back home), L'Hiraondelle s'en r'va terrou à la maisaon (always goes back home). Tchaer ch'est à té lé règne la puissànce et la glouaire, /Naut pehrr k'eee o s-yeehl, benee nan(g), nou-t pree, benee shutt maushzree eee leee s-yau kee l'an(g) prepahraye, o nan(g) deh Jehzu-Chreest, Ahmen./, "Congratulations on obtaining citizenship". Contact Us - Guernsey Language Commission (Guernesiais) Contact Us - Guernsey Language Commission (Guernesiais) Please use the form below to submit your query or comment. We recommend that the best, most sociable and enjoyable way to learn the language is to meet someone who speaks it. While the translator strives to achieve the highest possible accuracy when preparing translations, at times there is no exact word or expression in the target language, so an equivalent word or expression might be used. Nou-z essperr keh-l paahs-aahshz pahr arr teh bwau? Manx Language Development Officer for Culture Vannin to join Guernsey Language Commission Tue, 28 Apr 2015 The continued growth of interest in Manx Gaelic and the international recognition this has engendered for the Island was further illustrated last week when Adrian Cain, the Manx Language Development Officer for Culture Vannin, was invited to Guernsey to join the Guernsey Language Commission. Warro! Dis és filles qué j'les oïme énn amas (said to a wife, sibling, friend or younger person (singular)), 2. To go the long way round), You go faster downhill than uphill (it's easier to go along with things?? J'ai pas d'omis; m's omis saont mes sens. Lé mei d'oû est l'mei des Shaos traditiounaels en Dgernesi, pens-ous y allaï? Quànd nou n'peut pas ouvri la haeche, nou saoute par dessus! There are several methods of learning Guernésiais and we offer a few here (this list may change as necessary). Regulator. 2 were here. Dictiounnaire Angllais-Guernésiais, 4th edition by Marie De Garis, 2012. Best teacher / wonderful teacher / great teacher, Millaeure maitraesse/Merveillaeuse maitraesse/Maunifique Maitraesse. For a detailed bibliography of books and publications, go back to the home page and choose 'articles'. There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. The industry regulator is the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, which was established in 1987. .... Nou-z-espère qu'tu t'trouves  aen ptit mus. I want to be part of what is special about Guernsey. Long time no see / haven't seen you in ages. Gurning will return to this year's Rocquaine Regatta and we can't wait to see the entrants. Deputy Duquemin commented that, "The Guernsey Language Commission is in its infancy and my visit was an effort to learn from what is widely accepted in the minority language community as the Manx success story. No liability is assumed by the translator for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of translated information. Lé bouneur favorise les tchérus (the translator points out that there isn't a word for brave as such, tchéru is used to describe someone who is hearty, spirited, has get-up-and-go), Live your life today, yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come. Y a énne achie qu' j'vous ai pas vaeu (you = formal or plural, and masc. Ah kye a-eer-k lah gaum DJERR-nehz-yeeez-k maush? Hours . Guernésiais is the language of Guernsey. We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. There is no word for 'Graduation'. Sh'eee-k l'errnouveh s'ahmuhn chaer nou veh leee fee-uhr kee s'deneesh su leee, ieune, daeux, treis, quate, chin, six, saept, huit, neuf, dix. Au Solil (Lé tems est au solil = The weather is sunny), Aête bas (Lé tems est bas = The weather is low (gloomy)), Fré (I fait fré = It's cold) (du fré = (some) cold), Caod (I fait caod = It's warm) (du caod = (some) warm(th)), en jlaïe (in frost, Lé tems est en jlaïe = It's frosty (weather)), This month we'll celebrate Liberation Day, and as we say, 'Let us remember and celebrate! The Collected Works of Marjorie Ozanne edited and translated by Ken Hill (2 volumes)  Buy online here. CLICK BELOW TO VIEW THE LEARNING VIDEOS Start your education Here Who are we? Nou vou swaet ae Bwau Nweh, eee-yee ae bwau tau! J'ai pas d'pére; la câve qui m'abrie est mon pére. At school. I have no songs; I hear the birds in the wood. It wants to provide £100,000 a year for the next three years with a reformed Guernsey Language Commission. Guernésiais is not currently taught in Guernsey schools. .... Nou-z-espère qu'vous s'trouvaï aen ptit mus. Leh cha-eez deh shü meee sh'erreh-l cmaushmau du Cahhrneevahh ahh lahh Veel, fow da(ng) ahhlaye l'veee. 01481 712010 [email protected] gfsc.gg. Sign Up. Once your comment has been submitted, it won’t appear immediately. A £300,000 bid to save the "critically endangered" Guernesias language has been agreed by the States of Guernsey. The creation of a Guernsey Language Commission was announced on 7 February 2013 as an initiative by government to preserve the linguistic culture. Créyaïz qué vous pouvaïz et vous aetes déjà mié-ch'min. In Windows, combinations of the ALT key plus a numeric code from the number keypad can be used to type a non-English character in any Windows application. Guernsey Overseas Aid Commission will have a reduced budget next year due to coronavirus. This month we celebrate Easter, so we which you a Happy Easter! At some schools, it is offered as an option after-school or during lunchtimes and these sessions are taught by an independent team of volunteers. I do not fall sick; the only true disease is doubt. This website is estimated worth of $ 8.95 and have a daily income of around $ 0.15. I have no quarrel with anyone; I rarely speak. Chu meis nou célèbra Pâques, qé nou vou souhaete Bouannes Pâques! The reformed Guernsey Language Commission will be formed as an umbrella body to help the work of existing institutions and groups and it will have four core objectives: Raise awareness of Guernésiais and encourage participation, giving it a relevance to the present-day population and economy of the Island. I have no allies; the stick that guides my steps is my ally. Please see below some ideas/equivalents: Nou z-est râdaï (one is/we are safely home (anchored)), Nou z-est bian rendu (one is/we are safely back (home)), Nou z-est bian ciz naon/sé (one is/we are well/comfortable at ones/our place (home)), Douoche Dmeure/Maisaon (Gentle/Sweet Dwelling/House(home)), Imageaene, Saonge, Cré  (singular, informal ...), Imaginaïz, Saongeaïz, Créyiz  (plural, formal ... ). 2 were here. The new Guernsey Language Commission has been set up to help save Guernsey's own language, Guernésiais. Some of these books are available to buy online but most are available to borrow from Guilles Allès Library (local section) or buy from the Press Shop or Guernsey Museum Shop in Candie Gardens. As no active threats were reported recently by users, language.gg is SAFE to browse. I have no mother; my mother are the plants and the streams that sustain me. If you want to say something like 'We are (do) well apart, but we are Better together' then the translation is 'Mux ensemblle', ... and if you want to say something like 'We are good apart, but we are Better together' then the translation is 'Millaeux ensemblle' (man & woman), Entraï à vote risque' (when addressing more than one person, also when addressing one person in a formal context), To look for Town via Torteval (ie. J'ai pas d'mére; ma mére est les pllaentes et les douits qui m'soutchaune. The Priaulx Library has a corner upstairs dedicated to Guernsey language. GUERNSEY'S own language is to be the focus of an intense and organised effort to ingrain it into local society over the coming years. Y a énne achie qu'j't'ai pas vaeusse (you = familiar, singular and fem. The new Guernsey Language Commission has been set up to help save Guernsey's own language, Guernésiais. It'll soon be summer, so we can expect to see longer days and finer weather. T'es dans nos pensaïes et périères. ", Paa riau n'ei impaussiblle, lé mau li-maeme di, "Si paussiblle. ), J'té verrai a méjeu (or simply 'a méjeu'), J'té verrai cht arleuvaïe (or simply 'a cht arleuvaïe'), We are thinking of.... (a place, like Portelet), Nou pense à-n-énne taque (a physical place), Put your ...... shoes/hat/clothes..... on, Passe mé lé lette/lait / les galaettes si t'pllaît. Get in touch with Jo on 747264 or josephine.dowding@gov.gg and she will put you in touch with a member of Ley Bohti. Guernsey Language Commission; Learning the language; Learning the language . Spring is on its way as you can see flowers appearing on the hedges. The 2001 census revealed Guernesiais was spoken daily by about 1,300 people. Charity No: CH601 Our Mission Our goal is to create learning tools and a community of learners of Guernesiais, Guernsey's native language -… Et nous pardaone nos péchés coum nou pardaone les siauns qui nous aont fait ma. The making/shaping/fabricating/creating (of things), Occupational Therapy; occupational therapy talking group; occupational therapy supervision; peer supervision; informal peer supervision, (We cannot really use 'Occupâtiaon' the noun as it is used the denote the German Occupation of Guernsey, and the verb, 'otchupaï'  denotes, 'to use up something', Djérisaon en faisànt (literally healing/cure  through doing/making), Djaine dé djérisaon en faisànt à d'viserie; Djérisaon en faisànt à surveillànce (from the verb 'surveillé' or 'survei' = to oversee); surveillànce par l's égaous; surveillànce par l's égaous par écànche, Arbe à Bayo Flleurissànte (not native to Guernsey but this is one possibility). Such international recognition has resulted in a growing number of individuals and delegations visiting the Island from other jurisdiction to find out the key to this success. Buy online here: Guernsey Language Commission's You Tube Channel. Au meis d'octobe nou s'apeurchêve des jours racouochi, et k'il est metché d'ertagier l's ôloges énne haeure. Guernsey Language Commission; About Guernésiais; About Guernésiais. Eyouk'est ton chapé / Eyouk'i saont tes sôlers? Geschichte. J'lé fais mé! Let's Learn Guernsey's Language by Yan Marquis & Jo Dowding - this is a topic-by-topic introduction to the language and has an accompanying You Tube channel (also available to download for free from Guernsey Museums website here). Ch'est k'l'ernouvé s'ameune tchaer nou vé les flleurs ki s'déniche su les fossais. I know no tales; the wind and the rain whisper to me. There are several methods of learning Guernésiais and we offer a few here (this list may change as necessary). The grant will be used over three years to set up a Guernsey Language Commission. La Feugère used also to mean Fern, but this word is now thought to be obsolete? Guernsey Language Commissioner visits Island by Adrian Cain. O meee-d auktaub nou s'ahpuhr-sheeev deee shzour rahcwaushee, eee k'eel eee mecheh-d errtaashz-yeh-l z-oloshz en a-eer. 2 were here. Why we are consulting. What time does the Guernsey game kick off? J'ai pas d'caompllices; lé bâtaon qui djide mes pas est mon caompllice. Contact us. Prior to the growth of the finance industry, the island's main industries were quarrying and horticulture. In January 2018, Island Language LBG was formed as a non-profit group to promote Guernesiais learning. The 2001 census revealed Guernesiais was spoken daily by about 1,300 people. Guernésiais is not currently taught in Guernsey schools. This website is estimated worth of $ 8.95 and have a daily income of around $ 0.15. Our translator had never come across a name for 'Mulberry' in Guernsey French, but some sources suggest that it shares a name with 'Blackberry'. Guernsey people speak a dialect of French called Guernésiais which has a small variation from Standard French. Many different regional languages evolved in France before the modern 'standard' French was … The States of Guernsey annually spends £20,000 on the commission's work. Happy 40th (Birthday) Love (as in friendship) Mark. J'ai pas d'énnémis; m'n énnémi est d'aête érrâtaï. M'au veee veee leh CF DJERR-nehz-yeee aun-yeh ah Footes Lane. Start by doing what is necessary; then do what's possible; and then suddenly you are doing the impossible, C'menchaïz par faire chu qu'est necessaire, et pis faisaïz chu qu'est possiblle; et pis tout d'aen caoup vous aetes à faire l'impossiblle, Cmaushai  par ferr shu k'ei necesserr; é pi fezai shu k'ei paussiblle; é pi tou d'ao cao vou aet a ferr l'impaussiblle, I can't change the direction of the wind but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. If you have a child interested in learning the language at school, please enquire to see if it is available. The Toad and the Donkey edited by Geraint Jennings & Yan Marquis - this is an anthology of literature from the Channel Islands, includes English translations. Welcome to our wedding reception, Baonjour Mesdaumes et Messus. In October you notice that the days have got shorter, and that you need to put the clocks back an hour. Names for projects / groups / organisations. Pens-ou faire aen Boudloe pour la Seraïe Boudloe? ", Believe you can and you're already half way there. Press release: Guernsey Language Commissioner visits Island. Dé ... (formal, plural, traditionally used to address older (parents and parents') generations ), Chiaer (masc. Des Poemes en Guernésiais by Renée Jehan - not written with phonetics but has a glossary at the back. Ya daei maunierr d'ettaud du jeur: aet la chaedeil ou lé miraei ki-l mirr. Read the latest technical articles about Guernsey's financial industry. It is a form of Norman French, which evolved from the Vulgar Latin spoken in the region when it was part of the Roman Empire. Nou vou souhaete aen Bouan Noué, aiyi aen bouan tems! To access it, first download the Digital Greenhouse Guernsey App from your chosen App Store, then select the 'Warro' section. Pictured Top: The Guernsey Language Commission, recently approved by the States, hopes to re-incorporate Guernésiais into day-to-day life. The Guernsey Language Commission is funded by a grant from the States but also seeks support and sponsorship from the private sector and local individuals. Februar 2013 bekanntgemacht als eine Regierungsinitiative zur Bewahrung der Sprachkultur. Leh meee-d ou eee-l meee deee Show trahh-deess-younal au Gierrnesi, pauss-ou y ahhlaye? ', Shü meee nou celebrahh leh jour dlahh Leeberr-rahhhss-ya(ng), eh caum nou dee, 'Fow da(ng) s'au-r-matt eh celebr-eye!'. Nou vou swaet en Bwaunn Nouveeel Aunaye Pee-oynn-d Peee eee Praussperreetaye! Some teachers choose to feature some language in their classroom and lessons but the language does not have a designated slot in the timetable. There is however an increasing need to improve elements of this usage and further develop sports facilities in partnership with landlords, sports and the States of Guernsey. There are a few alternatives, depending on who you are talking to: 1. Guernsey Language Commission (language.gg) Wikipedia Guernésiais; Windows ALT Codes . Fow essperraye kee-n frah pwee troh freh sht-eevar. Furthermore, Guernésiais has no universally agreed spelling or grammar, so the translator strives to reflect usage when preparing translations. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission is the supervisory authority for financial services in the Bailiwick of Guernsey.They operate via a risk-based approach towards their supervision of licensees, following a program known as PRISM. 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