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February 28, 2002

Cherokee language lesson: Is it possible you could bring some fried chicken toni

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Keywords: cherokee language lesson Cherokee language learn cherokee CHEROKEE LANGUAGE Cherokee Language Lessons how to say Is it possible you could bring some fried chicken tonight 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 Is it possible you could bring some fried chicken tonight?In each sentence I will try to give you a phrase or something that you can use every day. Also, you will be able to see how sentence structure works. Once you get a good base to your vocabulary then you can add your own words to create your own sentences.

Is it possible you could bring some fried chicken tonight?

Ye-li-gwo-s-go tsa-ta-ga gv-tsa-la-nv-hi ya-de-hi-yo-ga go-hi u-sv-he (Formal)

Ye-li-gwo-s-g tsa-ta-g gv-tsa-la-nv ya-de-hi-yo-ga go u-sv-he (Conversational)

Ye-li-gwo + s-go = Is it possible

(yeligwo=it is possible) (s-go + question marker)

tsa-ta-ga = chicken

gv-tsa-la-nv-hi = fried

ya-de-+hi-yo-ga = could you bring

(Ya-de = is the conditional and plural form because the chicken is in parts)

go-hi = This, now

u-sv-he = tonight, this evening

Bring fried chicken.wav

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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