Tsalagi (Cherokee) Language (cohanna_e.htm)

Tsalagi (Cherokee) Language

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The first column is the English word, with the second column being the Tsalagi (Cherokee) word. I cannot guarantee accuracy here, only that I have done the very best that I could. Of course it is inevitable that the Eastern as well as the Western dialects are intermingled. Any additions, or Corrections will be gratefully accepted and will be recognized here.

This page was updated on 7/5/99



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eagle

Uwohali

Eagles

awohali

Eagle Killer

Uwohalidihi

eagle screams

awahili geluhvsga

ear

ga ? le ni, gule

ear ring

daguleadu

early

igvyi, igvyii

earth

ela, elo

earthworm

utsi:ya, unitsi:ya

east

digalvgvyi - it comes up there

East

Nvdayi - Sunland in sacred idigawesdi

easy

a hi da

eat

hi ga

eating bowl

utalidade

eating(he/she is)

alstayvhvsga, alistayvhvsga

eating(I am)

galstyvhvsga, galityvhvsga

eating(they are)

analstayvhvsga, analistayvhvsga

eating(you are)

halstayvhvsga, halistayvhvsga

eddy

tsudatsasvyi

edge (of stream)

siastvyi

Eel

dvdegi

egg

u `we tsi

eggs

tsuwetsi

egret

tsisquayi - great white heron

eight

tsunel, tsunela

eighth

tsuneline, tsunelinei

Elder Brother

Udani Dutlunutsi

elephant

kamama utanu, kamama egwa - great butterfly

elk

awiegwa

elm

dawagula

e-mail

imelv

Emigrants (travelers)

Unilutsv (also returns)

empty

u si hwa

end

al squa di ? a

enemy

danadaskagi

enemy country

ugadohi

enter

hi yv ha

Eskimo

tsu yv tlv a ne hi yv wi

everyone

niga'dawu

everywhere

ni kv ? i

eye

ak ta

eye

kata

eyes

dikata

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