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Sat, 3 Mar 2007 18:00:00 +0800An introduction to basic Cherokee greetings and simple questions. There are some differences between the Eastern and Western dialects. Most differences are more regional speaking habits and easy to differentiate. You will hear some greetings from the East and the West, but all are understood by fluent speakers.
Sun, 4 Mar 2007 20:00:00 +0800A review of the introduction to basic Cherokee greetings and simple questions.
Sat, 10 Mar 2007 23:00:00 +0800A basic collection of simple phrases for making small talk in Cherokee.
Sun, 4 Mar 2007 20:00:00 +0800An introduction to basic Cherokee nouns with simple questions and answers.Most nouns can be roughly understood to carry the idea of a or the. Many nouns, especially animals and plants, only have one form and do not differentiate between singular and plural. Ie. deer, fish, etc. We will talk more about plural forms later.
Sun, 4 Mar 2007 11:00:00 +0800A review of the introduction to basic Cherokee Nouns 1 with Simple Questions and Answers.
Sun, 4 Mar 2007 11:00:00 +0800Cherokee uses question markers to form questions, it is not done by inflexion like in European languages, more like Asian languages where a word is added to vocalize the fact that it is in deed a question. The basic same thing happens when forming questions in Cherokee, however the question marker is generally attached to the first word in the sentence. There are several different question markers, you have already learned one form in the question how are you dohitsu, osigwotsu the question marker here is tsu. Now, we will learn two more; s and sgo. These are commonly used to form questions. For more information on forming questions please visit www.culturev.com/cherokee/questions.html
Mon, 5 Mar 2007 11:00:00 +0800Adjectives also take bound pronouns. Therefore, they can be more complicated but they can also be more expressive. Most of the adjectives here begin with a vowel, which can be understood as being a bound pronoun for he, she, or it. Therefore uwoduhi beautiful, literally means he, she, or it is beautiful. The u at the beginning represents the third person singular bound pronoun. We will learn more about bound pronouns when we begin working with verbs. For more information on adjectives please visit www.culturev.com/cherokee/adj.html.
Mon, 5 Mar 2007 23:00:00 +0800This is a general review of the material we have had so far. Listen to this review until you understand it well.
Tue, 6 Mar 2007 19:00:00 +0800Nouns related to people.
Thu, 8 Mar 2007 19:00:00 +0800Nouns related to animals.
Fri, 9 Mar 2007 09:00:00 +0800Nouns related to birds.
Fri, 9 Mar 2007 23:00:00 +0800Introduction to Cherokee A Class verb bound-pronouns. Basic conjugation of the verb SEE with simple sentences. The bound-pronouns used in this lesson are TSI for I, HI for you, A for he, she, or it, and ANI for they.
Sun, 11 Mar 2007 12:00:00 +0800Part 2 to Cherokee A Class verb bound-pronouns. Introduction to classifying verbs and a basic conjugation of the verb EAT with simple sentences. The bound-pronouns used in this lesson are TSI for I, HI for you, A for he, she, or it, and ANI for they.
Sun, 11 Mar 2007 13:00:00 +0800Nouns related to bugs.