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Click here to select another language - - - - Caveat NOTE: For a printable chart of the Cherokee syllabary in any of three different font styles, click here . Many thanks to the author of the slim volume entitled Your Name in Tsalagi, Prentice Robinson ( ) whose book proved very helpful in the development of this linguistic ruleset. Thanks also to Michael Everson for the Everson Mono GIFs.
Basic Cherokee Here you can learn some basic Cherokee phrases and words. First you will need to know the vowel pronounciation. Calendar------nv-do di-se-s-di (actually means "moon counter") Moon-----nv-do Full Moon--ka-li- i-ka-da nv-do (formal), ka-li i-ka-d nv-do (conversational)
Index of American Indian languages American Indian cultures What's new on our site today! Language: Cherokee--more properly spelled Tsalagi--is an Iroquoian language with an innovative written syllabary invented by a Cherokee scholar. 22,000 people speak Tsalagi today, primarily in Oklahoma and North Carolina.
undefined Basic Cherokee Welcome. Here you can learn some basic Cherokee phrases and words.