Manataka American Indian Council


 

 

LORD'S PRAYER IN CHEROKEE

 

o-gi-do-da  ga-lv-la-di-he-hi
Our Father, heaven dweller,

ga-lv-quo-di-yu  ge-se-s-di  de-tsa-do-v-i
My loving will be (to) Thy name.

tsa-gv-wi-yu-hi ge-sv wi-ga-na-nu-go-i
Your Lordship let it make its appearance.

a-ni-e-lo-hi wi-tsi-ga-li-s-da ha-da-nv-te-s-gv-i
Here upon earth let happen what you think,

na-s-gi-ya ga-lv-la-di tsi-ni-ga-li-s-di-ha
The same as in heaven is done.

ni-da-do-da-qui-sv o-ga-li-s-da-yv-di s-gi-v-si go-hi-i-ga
Daily our food give to us this day.

di-ge-s-gi-v-si-quo-no de-s-gi-du-gv-i

Forgive us our debts,

na-s-gi-ya tsi-di-ga-yo-tsi-na-ho tso-tsi-du-gi
the same as we forgive our debtors,

a-le tla-s-di u-da-go-le-ye-di-yi ge-sv wi-di-s-gi-ya-ti-nv-s-ta-nv-gi
And do not temptation being lead us into,

s-gi-yu-da-le-s-ge-s-di-quo-s-gi-ni u-yo ge-sv-i
Deliver us from evil existing.

tsa-tse-li-ga-ye-no tsa-gv-wi-yu-hi ge-sv-i
For thine your Lordship is,

a-le tsa-li-ni-gi-di-yi ge-sv-i
And the power is,

a-le e-tsa-lv-quo-di-yu ge-sv ni-go-hi-lv-i
And the glory is forever.

e men
Amen

 

 

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