Archive for the n Category

-ajeli (ajeli)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: (possession noun)  
Cherokee: -ajeli  
Stem: ajeli (n)  

Syllabary Phonetics English

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ᎩᎶ ᏧᏤᎵ ᏕᎭᎦᏘᏅᏛᏍᎦ.

kilo jujeli dehaktinvtvsga. You are putting on someone’s glasses.

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Ꮎ ᎠᏲᏟ ᎦᏇᏅᎩᎠ ᎤᏤᎵ ᎠᏓᏁᏗ.

Na ayohli gakwehnvgi’a ujeli adahnehdi. The child is unwrapping his present.

ᎤᏦᎾᏔ ujonata (ajonata)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: rattlesnake  
Cherokee: ᎤᏦᎾᏔ ujonata  
Stem: ajonata (n)  

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ᎤᏦᎾᏔ ᎠᏓᎯᎯ ᎢᎾᏓ.

Ujonata adahihi inada. A rattlesnake is dangerous.

ᎤᎾᎵᎪᏗ unalikdi (-alikdi)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: boyfriend, girlfriend , matching part of a pair  
Cherokee: ᎤᎾᎵᎪᏗ unalikdi  
Stem: -alikdi (n)  

Syllabary Phonetics English

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ᏧᏓᎴᎿ ᏱᏓᏩᎵᏲ ᎤᎾᎵᎪᏗ ᏍᎩᏅᏁᎰ.

Judalehna yidawaliyo unalikdi sginvneho. When I have different socks on you give me the matching one.

(alvdehi)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: member of the Holiness denomination  
Cherokee:  
Stem: alvdehi (n)  

Syllabary Phonetics English

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ᏧᎾᏄᏕᎯ ᏧᎾᏁᎶᏗ ᎤᎾᏓᏈᎬ ᎨᎵ.

Junalvdehi junanehldi unadahlgv gehli. I am a member of the Holiness faith.

ᎤᏍᏗ usdi (-asdi)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: baby  
Cherokee: ᎤᏍᏗ usdi  
Stem: -asdi (n)  

Syllabary Phonetics English

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ᎦᏙᏍᎩᏂ ᏣᏄᏘᏍᏈᏍᏗ ᏧᎾᏍᏗ ᏣᎾᏕᎲᏍᎦ.

gadosgini jinutsgwisdi junsdi janadehvsga. I wonder why so many babies are being born.

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ᎤᏍᏗ ᏩᎦ ᎠᎩᎾ ᏣᏕᎲᎦ.

Usdi wahga agina jadehvga. A little baby calf was born.

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ᎠᏂᎦᎾᎦᏘ ᏧᎾᏍᏗ ᎤᎾᏠᏱᏍᏗ ᏂᏓᏅᏁᎰ.

Aniganakti junsdi unadlohysdi nidanvhneho. Doctors make babies cry.

ᎤᏍᏗ ᎤᏪᏴᎢ usdi uweyv’i (-asdi uweyv’i)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: creek  
Cherokee: ᎤᏍᏗ ᎤᏪᏴᎢ usdi uweyv’i  
Stem: -asdi uweyv’i (n)  

Syllabary Phonetics English

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ᎾᎦᏍᎬᎾᏃ ᎨᏒ ᏣᏍᏗ ᏚᏪᏴ ᏓᎧᏲᏍᎦ.

Nagasgvnahno gesv jusdi duweyv dakayosga. The lack of rain is causing creeks to dry.

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ᎤᏍᏗ ᎤᏪᏴ ᎦᏑᎲᎦ.

Usdi uweyv gasuhvga. I fished in the creek.

utananya (atananya)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: elder  
Cherokee: utananya  
Stem: atananya (n)  

Syllabary Phonetics English

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ᎠᎭᏂ ᏥᎦᏍᎩᎳ ᏧᎾᏔᎾᏯ ᏣᎾᎵᏍᏛᏡᏍᎬ.

ahani jigasgila juntanaya janalsdvhlusga. This chair is where the elders sat.

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ᎤᏔᎾᏯ ᏱᎦᏬᏂᎭ, ᎡᏝᏪ ᎨᏎᏍᏗ.

Utanaya yigawoniha, ehlawe gesesdi. When an elder is talking, be quiet.

ᎤᏙ udo (do)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: sister (of a male)  
Cherokee: ᎤᏙ udo  
Stem: do (n)  

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ᎤᏲᏨ ᎦᏡᏗᎢ ᎠᏆᏘᏅᏒ ᎥᎩᏙ.

Uyojv gatludi’i akwtinvsv vgido. My sister took me to Broken Arrow.

ᏧᏂᎦᏔᏅᏙᏗ Juniktanvhdohdi (-gahtanvhdohdi)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: Kansas  
Cherokee: ᏧᏂᎦᏔᏅᏙᏗ Juniktanvhdohdi  
Stem: -gahtanvhdohdi (n)  

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Ꮭ ᏧᏂᎦᏔᏅᏙᏗ ᏱᏕᏙᎠ.

Tla Juniktanvhdohdi yidedo’a. We’re not in Kansas.

-gahtesanalv’i (-gahtesanalv’i)

Friday, March 25th, 2011
English entry: eyelashes  
Cherokee: -gahtesanalv’i  
Stem: -gahtesanalv’i (n)  

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ᎠᏩᎦᏖᏌᎾᎸ ᎦᏅᎯᏗ ᎥᏉᏎᎸᎢ.

Awaktesanelv ganvhidi vgwoselv’i. My eyelash is too long, I was told.