Forming A Question In Cherokee

Using Question Words

(ga)do yusdi hia? What is this?

kago iyusdi asgaya? Who is this man?

"dog" do adti? How do you say "dog"?

kagiyusdi gawoniha? Who is it speaking?

hvgaiga tsaduliha? How much do you want?

do iyusdi uduliha? Which does he want?

gatsv hwigti? Where are you going?

hadlv hehi? Where do you live?


Using Question Suffixes

tsalagisgo hiwoniha?
Do you speak Cherokee?

hias?
Is this it? This one?

osigwotsu?
How are you?

gilisgo hia?
Is this a dog?

wagas hawiya hia?
Is this beef?

sdadulihasgo gadu?
Do you two want bread?

hiasgo gasgilo?
Is this a chair?

osisgo nitsiwi?
Did I say it right?

unegvge?
Is it white?

golgas tsalagi?
Does he understand Cherokee?


Vocabulary
asgaya - a man
hia - this
waga hawiya - beef
uduliha - s/he wants it
tsaduliha - you (singular) want it
gadu - bread
gasgilo - a chair
hwigti - you (singular) are going (away from speaker)
hehi - you (singular) live
osi - good, right
nitsiwi - I said it


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