"A" Class Pronouns:
(Used with verbs beginning
with a consonant.)
ini- (you and I)
sdi- (you two)
osdi- (s/he and I)
Plural (more than two)
idi- (we - including you)
otsi- (we - not including you)
(Note: pronouns beginning with
"o" mean 'you not included'.)
Cherokee "A" Class Verb
Read / Examine
ᏥᎪᎢᏰᎠ tsigoliye'a I am reading it. / I'm examining him.
ᎠᎪᎢᏰᎠ agoliye'a s/he, it is reading it. / s/he, it's examining him.
ᏥᎪᎵᏰᏍᎪᎢ tsigoliyesgo'i I read it/examine him.
ᎠᎪᎵᏰᏍᎪᎢ agoliyesgo'i s/he, it reads it/examines him.
Remote Past Tense
ᎠᎩᎪᎵᏰᎥᎢ agigoliye'v'i I read it/examined him.
ᎤᎪᎵᏰᎥᎢ ugoliye'v'i s/he, it read it/examined him.
ᎠᎩᎪᎵᏰᏗ agigoliyedi I - to read it/examine him
ᎤᎪᎵᏰᏗ ugoliyedi s/he, it - to read it/examine him
ᎯᎪᎵᏯ higoliya read it/examine him
ᏍᏗᎪᎵᏯ sdigoliya you two read it/examine him