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Tsalagi (Cherokee)

Lesson 2: Animals

Study the words and phrases below.

ENGLISH TSALAGI (CHEROKEE) Phonetic Pronunciation
Wolf Wahya Wah-hya
Bear Yona Yo-nah
Deer Ahwi Ah-whee
Rabbit Tsisadu Chee-sah-dew
Beaver Doya Doe-yah
Raccoon Kvtli Kuh-tlee
Skunk Dili Dee-lee
Sheep Unodena Oo-no-day-nah
Chicken Tsitaga Chee-tah-gah
Eagle Awohali Ah-woe-hah-lee

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