What Are Some Common Cherokee Words and Phrases?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 1:23:07 AM ET
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Some common words and phrases used in everyday greetings include "o si yo," which means "hello"; "wa do," which means "thank you"; and "tsi lu gi," which means "welcome." Cherokee has six vowels and 17 consonants, and the words are spelled in the language according to how they are pronounced.

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