Nouns In Cherokee - Dudodvi

Simple Cherokee Nouns

(Most plants, animals, and inanimate items)

Note: These nouns may not have a plural form nor use bound pronouns. (See: Active/Passive Nouns)

wesa a cat

galtsode/digaltsode a house/houses

dagwalula a car

atsina/anitsina a cedar tree/cedar trees

selu corn

gaduhv/digaduhv town/towns

waya/aniwaya wolf/wolves (Wolf Clan)

aliyesulo/diliyesulo glove/gloves

sduisdi/disduisdi key/keys

utsuwodi/tsutsawodi moccasin/moccasins

gada/digadohi land/lands

Formed Cherokee Nouns

didatsilosdisgi a camera

ayvtsadisdisgi a refrigerator

gawonisgi a speaker

gawonihisgi a language

digowelisgi a writer

digowelisgi a secretary


Practice Sentences

1. Na wesa agwatseli.
The/that cat is mine.

2. digaltsode utani!
Those houses are too big!

3. tsuwoduhi anitsina aseno na atsina usdi.
The cedars are beautiful but that one [cedar] is small.

4. Hiasgo diliyesulo osd tsayelv?
Do you like these gloves?

5. Na ata gesdi digowelisgi yigi.
That teenage girl is not a secretary.


Vocabulary

agw-atseli mine, me-belongs

utani too big

ata she is a teenage girl

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