- How do you say osiyo in Cherokee?
- How do Cherokee greet each other?
- What does Yutta Hey mean?
- What is the Cherokee name for friend?
- What is the meaning of osiyo?
- What does Aho mean?
- What is the meaning of Hoka?
- How do you say friend in Cherokee?
- How do you say tree in Cherokee?
- What does Skoden mean in native?
- What does Ajo mean in Native American?
- What is the meaning of WADO?
- How do you say coffee in Cherokee?
- How do you say wolf in Cherokee?
This week’s word, “Osiyo,” is how we say “hello” in Cherokee. It’s a deeper spirit of welcoming and hospitality that has been a hallmark of the Cherokee people for centuries.
Yutta Hey is a Cherokee phrase that some translate as “its a good day to die” — the famous battle cry of the Cherokee Indian. “Yutta Hey” isn’t a death wish, but a feeling of contentment with life at the moment.
unaliiThis week’s Cherokee Word of the Week is a good one to share it with your “unalii,” which means “friend.” Learn other Cherokee words and phrases by checking back next week for another Cherokee Word of the Week.
“Osiyo.” In Cherokee, it means “Hello,” and starting Jan.
“Aho” means “yes, I agree”,”‘I understand’, or ‘I acknowledge” . It is used in prayers in somewhat the same way that “amen” is used (“amen” means “i agree”), but it is not used exclusively in prayers.
1. Hoka – a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages. Hokan. American Indian, Indian, Red Indian – a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived. Achomawi – a member of the Achomawi community of northeastern California.
0:030:24CHEROKEE WORD OF THE WEEK- My friend – YouTubeYouTube
0:050:26CHEROKEE WORD OF THE WEEK: TREE – YouTubeYouTube
let’s go thenThe word skoden has been used by various Indigenous communities for a long time, but has been more of an inside joke/slang word for “let’s go then.” It started gaining popularity on Indigenous people’s social media feeds a few years ago, and more recently showed up when someone spray-painted skoden over the Sudbury
Ajo was and is a tri-national town. Its residents are Native Americans from the Tohono O’odham tribe, Hispanics mostly from Mexico, and white people, who have lived in Ajo for a long or short time. The tribe changed its name from the Papago to Tohono O’odham in 1986, the name means Desert People.
Many of us know “wado’ is how we say “thank you” in the Cherokee language.
0:050:26CHEROKEE WORD OF THE WEEK: COFFEE – YouTubeYouTube
‘Wa ya,’ is the Cherokee word for wolf. ‘Wa ha ya,’ is also a Cherokee word for wolf.