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Hey fellow ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ learners! I thought this might be a cool post to see.

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    ᎣᏏᏲ, ᏣᎳᎩ learners! Ever wondered what modern day places are called in Cherokee? Here are some places in North America and Central America! They're completely official to, from the ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ (Cherokee Nation or Tsalagihi Ayeli)! This Is for people who already know the Alphabet, but I may post it in in Enlish later. Enjoy!

    ᏧᏴᏢ ᎠᎹᏰᏟ- North and Central Americas

    ᏌᏊ ᎢᏳᎾᎵᏍᏔᏅ ᏍᎦᏚᎩ- The United States of America

    ᎠᎺᎵᎨ-America

    ᎠᏂᏍᏆᏂ- Mexico

    ᎨᎾᏓ-Canada

    ᎫᏆ-Cuba

    ᏣᎺᎢᎧ-Jamacia

    ᏩᏔᎹᎳ-Guatemala

    ᏇᎵᏍ-Belize

    ᎭᏂᏚᎳ-Honduras

    ᎡᎵ ᏌᎵᏆᏙᎵ-El Salvador

    ᏂᎧᎳᏆ-Nicaragua

    ᎪᏍᏓ ᎵᎧ-Costa Rica

    ᏆᎾᎹ-Panama

    ᎮᎢᏘ-Haiti

    ᏙᎻᏂᎧᏂ ᏍᎦᏚᎩ- The Domican Republic

    ᎾᏍᎩᏆᎭᎹᏍ- The Bahamas

    ᎢᏤᏍᏛᏱ-Greenland

    If you are viewing this on your phone it will most likely NOT work. It should work on most modern computers though.

    September 26, 2015

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    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gingerninja3148

    I'm not learning this languages but this was very interesting. Thanks for sharing. Also, I love the Cherokee syllabary. It looks really nice.


    [deactivated user]

      I know right, it does look really nice. And no problem, this wasn't only for cherokee learners, I just wanted to Increase one of my favourite Languages' awarness. I'm going to add more soon for the rest of the continents. ᏩᏙ!


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mephili

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tahlequah,_Oklahoma Tahlequah Oklahoma This site has some Cherokee words in Cherokee syllabary


      [deactivated user]

        Isn't it beautiful? All made by one man... Do you study Cherokee to?


        https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mephili

        I have. I took a class a while ago.


        [deactivated user]

          Nice. How far did you get, and where did you take the class If you don't mind me asking.


          https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mephili

          It was an introductory class I took in Tulsa Oklahoma.


          https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mephili

          http://www.cherokeelessons.com/Cherokee-Language-Lessons-Introductory-Edition/ From above: Audio Lesson Structure

          Each set of audio lessons is composed of three main components:

          <pre>Syllabary Dictation Exercises Learning to WRITE and READ Cherokee is very important for long term language retention and online communication. General Lectures Understanding the general concepts of the language is also important. They explain important concepts like how plurals work, etc. Even if you don't understand them in entirety, listen through each lecture at least once before doing the following vocabulary exercises. Vocabulary Exercises This is where you will learn most of your vocabulary. Most individuals will need to repeat these exercises several times. These are the challenge response audio files that have been crafted based on the concepts behind the 'Graduated Interval Recall' method. (Not the example "timings" as published, his paper clearly states they were only for example usage, and were not the actual numbers he came up with that matched his student population at the time of the study.) </pre>

          [deactivated user]

            Thanks. I learned from a book similar to the content below, but I little further in depth. I also learned from the cherokee nation.


            [deactivated user]

              Infact it's worded extremely simmilar for the first parts of it. I think it is based of the same book. ᏩᏙ!


              https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kyukiou

              Wow. I was just scrolling through the "new" posts on Duolingo English and didn't take me long to recognize which language this is. I haven't read the post yet just thought I'd write this first. :)

              EDIT: Interesting. The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians isn't that far from where I live atm and there are a few locals around here that can speak it, but it's very few considering most of them are aging quite a bit. It'd be nice if they had Cherokee on here, but then at the same time you'll have others wanting Finnish, or Latin. so, in turn it's a waiting game. It's nice to see what the translations are for the words you provided. More interested in how the letters are written though. (Ever since I seen the full list of the alphabet; quite a bit to take in)


              [deactivated user]

                Yeah, altough I am a learner of the the western dialect otherwise known as the overhill language. Native speakers call it ᎣᏔᎵ(Otali). Thesyllabary is kinda big but beautiful, all invented by on man named Sequoyah(Talke about life achievements). I wish I lived near some cherokees. I have learned from many places on the internet and one peroson irl.


                [deactivated user]

                  I also just finished teaching a couple of kids in a linguistic class how to write their name in cherokee. Would you like to know? I could do a thing on duolingo if necessary.


                  https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kyukiou

                  Well. Sure, that would be nice. Would the thing on Duolingo be like how to write out the name in general or, each letting and combining them to form the name? If you showed a tutorial on here for a knowledgeable post I'm sure others would pile in, so to speak. :P

                  I know I seen a woman back a while ago ask to open up Cherokee in the incubator but I don't know if anyone signed up or even got it passed. :\ Let alone a team formed..


                  [deactivated user]

                    I'm not exactly sure what your saying about the first part, but I would probably give some simple rules of thumb and tips when translating names into cherokee, and a chart of the syllabary and few examples including my own name. Others could then try to translate theirs or whoevers in the comments or even ask questions.

                    Im not trying to get Cherokee into the incubator, nor would i be able to because im not 100% fluent or a native speaker, but i have studied the language for quite a bit of time. The purpose of the post would simply be to promote the cherokee syllabary and a fun little activity or mabye even introduce people to cherokee as a whole. Eithier ways its just a fun little activity, and i'd like to see what others could come up with.

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