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March 13, 2002

Cherokee language lesson: What kind of food did you bring?

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Keywords: cherokee language lesson Cherokee language learn cherokee CHEROKEE LANGUAGE Cherokee Language Lessons how to say What kind of food did you bring 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 “What kind of food did you bring?”and other related phrases.

What kind of food did you bring?

Do-i-yu-s-di a-li-s-da-yv-di hi-hyo-ga (Conversational)

Do-i-yu-s-d a-l-s-da-y-d hi-hyo-ga (Formal)

Do-i-yu-s-di = What is it

a-li-s-da-yv-di = food

hi-hyo-ga = you brought

Note: The syllable (hyo) is written as (yo) using the Cherokee syllabary. Make sure you listen to the audio so that you can hear the correct pronunciation.

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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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