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ᏗᎾᏕᏠᏆᏍᎩ ᎠᎾᎳᏍᎦᎵᏍᎬ dinadehlgwasgi analsgalisgv unisgwalv’ehv ()

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: homecoming parade  
Cherokee: ᏗᎾᏕᏠᏆᏍᎩ ᎠᎾᎳᏍᎦᎵᏍᎬ dinadehlgwasgi analsgalisgv unisgwalv’ehv  
Stem: (n:cmp)  

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ᏗᎾᏕᏠᏆᏍᎩ ᎠᎾᎳᏍᎦᎵᏍᎬ ᎤᏂᏍᏆᎸᎡᎲ ᏬᎨᏙᎸ.

Dinadehlgwasgi anlasgalisgv unisgwalv’ehv wogedolv. We went to the homecoming parade.

ᏗᎦᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᏗ ᏂᎨᏒᎾ ᎢᎦ Digalvwsdahndi nigesvna iga ()

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: Labor Day  
Cherokee: ᏗᎦᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᏗ ᏂᎨᏒᎾ ᎢᎦ Digalvwsdahndi nigesvna iga  
Stem: (n:cmp)  

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ᏗᎦᎸᏫᏍᏓᏁᏗ ᏂᎨᏒᎾ ᎢᎦ ᎤᏂᏲᎯᏍᏔᏅ.

Digalvwsdahndi nigesvna iga uniyohistanv. They took a break on labor day.

ᎤᏂᏲᏏᏙᎸ ᎢᎦ Uniyosidolv Iga ()

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: Veteran’s Day  
Cherokee: ᎤᏂᏲᏏᏙᎸ ᎢᎦ Uniyosidolv Iga  
Stem: (n:cmp)  

Syllabary Phonetics English

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ᎤᏂᏲᏏᏙᎸ ᎢᎦ ᎦᎳᏅᏛ ᎤᎾᏓᏅᎿᏅ ᎠᏂᏲᏍᎩ.

Uniyosidolv Iga galnvdv undanvhnanv aniyosgi. The soldiers stood in line on Veteran’s Day.

ᎠᏓᏁᎫᏍᏙᏗ adanegusdohdi (adanegusdohdi)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: Halloween  
Cherokee: ᎠᏓᏁᎫᏍᏙᏗ adanegusdohdi  
Stem: adanegusdohdi (n)  

Syllabary Phonetics English

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ᎠᏓᏁᎫᏍᏙᏗ ᎤᏒ ᏓᎾᎵᎬᏚᎸᏍᎪ.

Adanegusdohdi usv danalgvdulvsgo. On Halloween night they put on masks.

udetiyisgv’i (adetiyisgv’i)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: birthday  
Cherokee: udetiyisgv’i  
Stem: adetiyisgv’i (n)  

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ᎦᏰᏉᏂ ᏅᎩᏁ ᎠᎹᏰᏟ ᎤᏕᏘᏱᏍᎬ ᎢᎩ.

Gayegwoni nvhgine amayehli udetiyisgv igi. The Fourth of July is America’s birthday.

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ᎮᏰᎵᏍᏗ ᏙᏥᏕᎭ ᎤᎾᏕᏘᏱᏍᎬ.

Hayelsdi dojideha unadetiyisgv. We’re giving them knives for their birthdays.

alihelisdi iga (alihelisdi iga)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: Thanksgiving  
Cherokee: alihelisdi iga  
Stem: alihelisdi iga (n)  

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ᎠᎵᎮᎵᏍᏗ ᎢᎦ ᏑᏕᏘᏴ ᎢᏴᏓᎵ ᎠᏍᏆᎵᏍᎪ.

Alihelisdi iga sudetiyvda iyvdali asgwalisgo. Thanksgiving happens once a year.

ᎠᏂᏣᎳᎩ ᎤᏂᏍᏆᎸᎡᎲ Anijalagi unisgwalv’ehv ()

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: Cherokee Holiday  
Cherokee: ᎠᏂᏣᎳᎩ ᎤᏂᏍᏆᎸᎡᎲ Anijalagi unisgwalv’ehv  
Stem: (n:cmp)  

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ᎠᏂᏣᎳᎩ ᎤᏂᏍᏆᎸᎡᎲ ᎤᏂᎪᏗ ᎠᏂᏴᏫ ᎠᏁᏙᎰ.

Anijalagi unisgwalv’ehv unigodi aniyvwi anedoho. Many people come to the Cherokee Holiday.

odusdohdi (odusdohdi)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: decoration  
Cherokee: odusdohdi  
Stem: odusdohdi ()  

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ᎠᏥᎾ ᎢᏡᎬ ᏗᎪᏚᏍᏙᏗ ᏓᎾᏛᏍᎪ.

ajina ihlgv digodusdohdi danatvsgo. They hang decorations on the Christmas tree.

ᏓᏂᏍᏓᏲᎯᎲ Danisdayohihv (sdayohihyv)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: Christmas  
Cherokee: ᏓᏂᏍᏓᏲᎯᎲ Danisdayohihv  
Stem: sdayohihyv (n)  

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ᎤᎵᎮᎵᏍᏗ ᏓᏂᏍᏓᏲᎯᎲ ᎠᎴ ᎢᏤ ᎠᏕᏘᏱᏍᎬᎢ.

Ulihelisdi Danisdayohihv ale Ije Adetiyisgv’i. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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ᏗᏜᏍᎦᎶᏗ ᏛᎩᏕᎸ ᏓᏂᏍᏓᏲᎯᎲ.

Didlasgahldi dvgidelv danisdayohihv. I was given ballsticks for Christmas.

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ᏓᏂᏍᏓᏲᎯᎲ ᎠᎾᏕᏘᏴᏗᏍᎪ ᎥᏍᎩᏱ ᏔᎵᏍᎪ ᎯᏍᎩᏁ.

Danisdayohihv anadethydisgo vsgiyi talsgo hisgine. Christmas is celebrated on December 25th.

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ᏧᎾᏔᎾ ᎠᏂᎨᏳᏦ ᏧᎾᏕᏠᏆᏍᏗ ᏓᏂᏨᏍᏛᏍᎪ ᏓᏂᏍᏓᏲᎯᎲ ᏗᏨᏗᏍᏗ ᏑᏓᎵ ᎠᏟᎵᏒᎢ.

Juntana anigehyujo jundehlgwasdi danijvstvsgo danisdayohihv dijvtsdi sudali ahlilisv’i. At Seminary Hall they turn the Christmas lights on at 6pm.