Cherokee Syllabary, by Kenneth B. Tankersley

Cherokee Syllabary

by Kenneth B. Tankersley, Ph.D.

7 Jan 2005

Sequoyah created a syllabary, not a dictionary. A syllabary includes sounds that have cultural significance. A dictionary is composed of a set of arbitrary abstract symbols.

Cherokee symbol, pronunciation, & English pronunciation

 Following pages used by permission of Kenneth B. Tankersley, Ph.D., anthropologist, Natural History Unit, BBC, Northern Kentucky University

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