March 5, 2002

Cherokee language lesson: Blow it

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Keywords: cherokee language lesson Cherokee language learn cherokee CHEROKEE LANGUAGE Cherokee Language Lessons how to say blow it in Cherokee language study with emphasis on the Eastern dialect or the Giduwa dialect Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian

AUTHOR: Bo Tayolor

Cherokee language study with emphasis on the Eastern dialect or the Giduwa dialect. Includes sound recordings.

In this lesson you will learn about the Cherokee words for “Blow it”and other related phrases.You will receive many lessons that will revolve around verbs that you can do with coffee. This does not mean that you can not exchange other words such as water or any other beverage. Make you cards and when you get enough you can create your own lessons using the card and a cup of coffee.

The audio file contains the singular command from me to you and simple sentence, which is in the conversational Cherokee. We will focus on this verb form because this is how you would talk when you are first learning to speak. As we get further into our lessons then we will incorporate other forms of the words.

Blow it

Hi-di-tso-ta
You all and I blow it.

Hi-tsi-tso-ta
You all blow it.

Hi-tso-ta
You blow it.

Tsi-tso-ta
Let me blow it.

Hi-ni-tso-ta
You and I blow it.

Blow the gravy.

U-ga-ma hi-tso-ta

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About the Author:


Bo Taylor serves as Archivist for the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. He is an enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian. Mr. Taylor has a Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology with a minor in Cherokee Studies from Western Carolina University. He can read and write in the Cherokee language. Mr. Taylor gives lectures on the history of the Cherokee Indian, performs traditional Cherokee dances, and dances at Native American Pow-wows.

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