Cherokee Phrases 1
Hello - ᎣᏏᏲ / ᏏᏲ (oh-si-yo) / (si-yo)
How are you? - ᏙᎯᏧ? (do-hi-tsu)
Good/fine - ᎣᏍᏓ / ᏙᎯᏗ (oh-si-da)/(oh-si-di)
Please - ᎰᏩᏧ (ho-wa-tsu)
Thank you - ᏩᏙ (wo-do)
Your welcome - ᎬᎵᎡᎵᎦ (gv-liel-li-ga)
What's your name? - ᎦᏙ ᏕᏣᏙᎠ (ga-do de-tsa-do-a)
My name is ... - ... ᏓᏆᏙ (da-kwa-do) *K almost like a G
Where are you from? - ᎭᏢ ᏖᎬᎢ? (ha-tlv te-gvi)
I am from... - ... ᏗᎨᎬ (di-ge-gv)<h1>Bonus Word</h1>
Cherokee Nation - ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ (tsa-la-gi-hi a-ye-li)<h1>Reading Practice</h1>
Read this conversation between a girl named ᎯᎠᎴᎠ (hi-a-le-ah), which means "beautiful meadow" in Cherokee, and ᎼᎮ (Mo-he), which means "elk" in Cherokee.
ᎼᎮ: ᏏᏲ , ᏙᎯᏧ?
ᎯᎠᎴᎠ: ᎣᏍᏓ ᏩᏙ
ᎼᎮ: ᎼᎮ ᏓᏆᏙ, ᎦᏙ ᏕᏣᏙᎠ?
ᎯᎠᎴᎠ: ᎯᎠᎴᎠ ᏓᏆᏙ. ᎭᏢ ᏖᎬᎢ?
ᎼᎮ: ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ ᏗᎨᎬ
ᎼᎮ: si-yo | do-hi-tsu
ᎯᎠᎴᎠ: oh-si-da | wo-do
ᎼᎮ: da-kwa-do ga-do | detsa-do-a
ᎯᎠᎴᎠ: da-kwa-do | ha-tlv te-gvi
ᎼᎮ: tsa-la-gi-hi a-ye-li | di-ge-gv
This website will give you the sound structure of some words, however, not the spelling of each word. But as long as you can construct a word with the syllables, then I think you would be able to spell each word out –> http://mypeoplepc.com/members/cherlyn/onefeather/id7.html