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Raven

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The Cherokee Syllabary
« on: February 23, 2014, 08:22:39 PM »


GUIDE TO CHEROKEE SYLLABARY PRONUNCIATION:
 (PHONIC) PRONUNCIATION:
(THE ALPHABET READS STRAIGHT ACROSS, LEFT TO RIGHT
 FROM ROW TO ROW . THERE ARE (13) ROWS TOTAL)

Row Number One:
 "a" is said as ah
 "e" is said as aye
 "i" is said as ee
 "o" is said as oh
 "u" is said as ooh
 "v" is said as uh

Row Number Two:
"ga" is said as gah
 "ka" is said as kah
 "ge" is said as gay
 "gi" is said as gee
 "go" is said as goe
 "gu" is said as goo
 "gv" is said as guh

Row Number Three:
 "ha" is said as hah
 "he" is said as hay
 "hi" is said as hee
 "ho" is said as hoe
 "hu" is said as hue
 "hv" is said as huh

Row Number Four:
"la" is said as law
 "le" is said as lay
 "li" is said as lee
 "lo" is said as low
 "lu" is said as loo
 "lv" is said as luh

Row Number Five:
 "ma" is said as mah
 "me" is said as may
 "mi" is said as mee
 "mo" is said as moe
 "mu" is said as moo

Row Number Six:
 "na" is said as nah
 "hna"is said as nanuh
 "nah"is said as gnaw
 "ne" is said as nay
 "ni" is said as knee
 "no" is said as noe
 "nu" is said as new
 "nv" is said as nuh

Row Number Seven:
 "qua" is said as quah
 "que" is said as quay
 "qui" is said as quee
 "quo" is said as quoo
 "quu" is said as quooh
 "quv" is said as quuh

Row Number Eight:
 "sa" is said as sah
 " s " is said as like a hiss of a snake...ssss
 "se" is said as say
 "si" is said as see
 "so" is said as sew
 "su" is said as sue
 "sv" is said as suh

Row Number Nine:
 "da" is said as dah
 "ta" is said as tah
 "de" is said as day
 "te" is said as tay
 "di" is said as dee
 "ti" is said as tee
 "do" is said as doe
 "du" is said as due
 "dv" is said as duh

Row Number Ten:
 "dla" is said as dahlah
 "tla" is said as claw
 "tle" is said as clay
 "tli" is said as clee
 "tlo" is said as cloe
 "tlu" is said as clue
 "tlv" is said as cluh

Row Number Eleven:
 "tsa" is said as jaw
 "tse" is said as jay
 "tsi" is said as jee
 "tso" is said as joe
 "tsu" is said as jew
 "tsv" is said as juh

Row Number Twelve:
 "wa" is said as wah
 "we" is said as way
 "wi" is said as wee
 "wo" is said as woe
 "wu" is said as woo
 "wv" is said as wuh

Row Number Thirteen:
 "ya" is said as yah
 "ye" is said as yay
 "yi" is said as yee
 "yo" is said as yo
 "yu" is said as you
 "yv" is said as yuh
« Last Edit: February 24, 2014, 07:49:07 PM by Raven »

 

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