March 1, 2002

Cherokee language lesson: The pretty girl is dancing fast


Keywords: cherokee language lesson Cherokee language learn cherokee CHEROKEE LANGUAGE Cherokee Language Lessons how to say pretty girl is dancing fast 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 the pretty girl is dancing fastand other related phrases.The pretty girl is dancing fast
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.

The pretty girl is dancing fast.

U-wo-du-hi a-ta a-ge-yv ga-tsa-nu-li ha-li-s-gi-a (Formal)

U-wo-du a-ta a-ge-yv ga-tsa-nu-l ha-l-s-gi-a (Conversational)

U-wo-du-hi = Beautiful

a-ta = teenage (girl)

a-ge-yv = women, girl, female

ga-tsa-nu-li = fast, quickly

ha-li-s-gi-a = she is dancing (present tense)

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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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