Cherokee Language Word/Phrase Lists

Cherokee Syllabary and Pronunciation Guide

Sounds Represented by Vowels

a, as a father, or short as in a rival
e, as a in mate, or short as e in met
i, as i in picture, or short as i in pit o, as o in note, approaching aw in law
u, as oo in fool, or short as u in put
v, as u in but, nasalized

Consonant Sounds

g nearly as in English, but approaching to k. d nearly as in English but approaching to t.
h, k, l, m, n, q, s, t, w, y, as in English. *** Syllables beginning with g except (ga)
have sometimes the power of k. *** (go), (du), (dv) are sometimes sounded to, tu, tv
and syllables written with tl except (tla) sometimes vary to dl.

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Cherokee Word List A

Cherokee Word List A

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “A” Abandon – Diyohisdi Abandoned – Duyosvgi Abase – Eladi igvnododi Abasement – Eladi nanvenehv Abate – Adadisvsedi Abated – Unadadisvselv Abatement –...
Cherokee Word List F

Cherokee Word List F

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “F” Fable – Kanohesgi Fabricate – Galosvsdodi Face – Ukadv Faces – Dunakadv Facilities – Gvtanidasdi Fact – Yadvna udohiyu Faction – Dunadatlugv Factor –...
Cherokee Word List Q

Cherokee Word List Q

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “Q” Quack – Kawonu nigawesgv Quail – Guque Quake – Alitelvhvsgv Qualified – Yeliquu iyadvnehi Qualify – Tsagadanilvtsv Qualities – Iga tsosda Quality – Iga osi...
Cherokee Word List N

Cherokee Word List N

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “N” Nab – Adaniyvdi Nag – Adalisganosedi Nail – Yvgi Naked – Uyelvha Named – Dagovgi Nameless – Nidudohvna Namely – Digovhi Names – Dunadov Naming...
Cherokee Word List I

Cherokee Word List I

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “I” Ice – Unesdala Ice Cream – Agadatlvda unesdala Idea – Adanvtedi Ideal – Ulilohi Idealize – Galvquododiyi Ideals – Tsulilohi Ideas – Adanvtesgv Idiot...
Cherokee Word List M

Cherokee Word List M

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “M” Ma – Etsi Machine – Gotlvnvdodi Machinery – Gotlvnidasdi Machines – Digvtanidasdi Machinist – Gotlvnvsgi Mad – Uhnalvhi Madam – Ageyv Made –...
Cherokee Word List P

Cherokee Word List P

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “P” Pace – Osdatlegi Pack – Gaquenvdi Package – Gaquenvhi Packages – Digaquenvhi Packed – Gaquenvnvhi Packet – Gaquenvhi Packing – Gaquenvsgv Paddle –...
Cherokee Word List D

Cherokee Word List D

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “D” Daily – Tsugitsvnvda Dairy – Waga Diganegiedi Damage – Uyotsvhi Damaged – Ayostanvhi Damp – Gadulida Dance – Alasgida Danced – Unalasgisv Dances –...
Cherokee Word List Y-Z

Cherokee Word List Y-Z

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “Y & Z” Yacht – Tsiyu Yam – Uladvhi Yankee – Unilutsvhi Yard – Sutlilodv Yards – Iyutlilodv Yarn – Uwani asti Yawn – Uhalogesgv Year – Sudetiyvda...
Cherokee Word List O

Cherokee Word List O

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “O” Oak – Tsusga Oar – Digayawesdi Oath – Aselidodi Oats – Soquili unigisdi Obedience – Gohiyuhi Obedient – Uwohiyuhi Obey – Gohiyudiyi Obituary –...
Cherokee Word List W

Cherokee Word List W

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “W” Wabble – Atsoasedi Waddle – Squala alasgvdi Wade – Aduhinvsdi Wage – Adatlosgi Wages – Gegaguyvehv Wagon – Daqualelu Wail – Asgonasdi Waist –...
Cherokee Word List H

Cherokee Word List H

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “H” Habit – Iyadvnelidasdi Habits – Iyunadvnelidasdi Hack – Agvhaluyv Had – Ayehv Hag – Unegilvdi agayvli Hail – Ganesosgv Hair – Usdiyegv Hairy –...
Cherokee Word List J

Cherokee Word List J

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “J” Jack – Tsegi Jacket – Gasalena Jackrabbit – Utanatsisdu Jail – Didasdudi Jailor – Didasduhvsgi Janitor – Galitsode agatiya January – Unolvtani Jar –...
Cherokee Word List S

Cherokee Word List S

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “S” Sabbath – Unadodaquasgv Sack – Degalodi Sacred – Galvquodi Sacrifice – Alisgolvdodiyi Sad – Uwedolisdi Saddle – Gayahulo Saddle bag – Digitsadi Safe...
Cherokee Word List T

Cherokee Word List T

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “T” Tab – Gadvi Tabernacle – Tsunilawilsdi galitsode Table – Gasgilo Tables – Digasgilo Tablet – Digowelodi goweli Tack – Gahadodi Tackle – Ganasanesdodi Tag...
Cherokee Word List U

Cherokee Word List U

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “U” Udder – Hawinaditlv Ugly – Unegilvdi Ulcer – Gawosgv Ulterior – Didalenisgv Ultimo – Soi tsikalv Umbra – Adawadisdi Umbrella – Adawadvisdi Umpire –...
Cherokee World List K

Cherokee World List K

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “K” Keen – Ugisadv Keep – Asquanigododi Keeper – Ugasesdi Keeping – Usquanigodv Keeps – Usquanigodi Keg – Svdoni Kennel – Gili uniyvsdi Kept –...
Cherokee Word List B

Cherokee Word List B

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “B” Babble – Utsati gawonisgi Babies – Tsunasdii Baby – Usdi Bachelor – Asgaya udal nigesvna Back – Gasohi Backbite – Usonv aduhisdodi Backbone – Gatesge...
Cherokee Word List V

Cherokee Word List V

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “V” Vacancies – Tsusiwa Vacancy – Udlanvdvi Vacant – Usiwa Vacation – Unatsowesolvsdv Vague – Nuwelisdvna Vain – Nulisgediyvna Valley – Ugedaliyv Valuable...
Cherokee Word List R

Cherokee Word List R

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “R” Rabbi – Tsusi alitsadohvsgi Rabbit – Tsisdu Raccoon – Gvli Race – Tsunadalenvda yvwi Rack – Atlodi Racket – Unoyvgv Radiant – Dulvsadv Radiator –...
Cherokee Word List E

Cherokee Word List E

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “E” Each – Anisiyvwiha Eager – Uduladi iyadvnedi Eagle – Wohali Ear – Galeni Earlier – Igvyigesdodi Earliest – Igvyiditlvsdi Earliest convenience – Igvyi...
Cherokee Word List C

Cherokee Word List C

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “C” Cab – Yvwi unatsododi Cabbage – Tsuqwanvdena Cabin – Adanelv Cabinet – Disehisdi Cable – Talugisgi sdeyidv Cache – Gvsgalodi atalesv Cackle – Tsitaga...
Cherokee Word List G

Cherokee Word List G

English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “G” Gag – Gutlvdi aholi Gage – Atlilosdi Gain – Unequoisdi Gained – Unequotselv Gainful – Adotlvdisgi Gaining – Unequotsehv Gait – Nadvnehv aisv Gale –...