Published On: Mon, Dec 21st, 2009
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Christmas terms in the Cherokee Language

Courtesy of Kituwah Preservation and Education Program

Family si-da-ne-la

Happiness a-li-he-li-tsi-da-sdi
Love (the noun) a-da-gey(u) di
Food a- l(a) sdayv
the Christmas tree a-tse no-tsi 
It is snowing gu-ti-ha
Stockings di-li-yo
The North Pole tsu-yv-tsv
Santa Claus Tsu-yu-sv-nv-hi-d(a)
Reindeer a-wi tsu-na-la-ta-na-li
A sleigh di-da-n(a)-si-ne-gi
Chestnuts ti-li
Singing da-ni-no-gi-sgv
Peace on Earth and Goodwill to All To-hi e-lo no-le o-sda a-da-n(i)-te-di 
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