Sequoyah

[ US /səˈkwɔɪə/ ]
NOUN
  1. Cherokee who created a notation for writing the Cherokee language (1770-1843)
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How To Use Sequoyah In A Sentence

  • The Cherokee take particular pride in their past, including the alphabet, or syllabary, Sequoyah developed in 1821. Apple Teams Up To Use iPhone To Save Cherokee Language
  • Cherokee is written with a syllabary invented independently by Sequoyah in the 1830s.
  • The Brock Prize consists of $40,000 cash and a sculpted bust of Sequoyah, the only person known to have created an alphabet.
  • One Cherokee named Sequoyah saw how important reading and writing was to the white man. He decided to invent a way to write down the spoken Cherokee language.
  • He compared the use of Cherokee on Apple devices to Sequoyah's creation of the syllabary and the tribe's purchase of the printing press. Apple Teams Up To Use iPhone To Save Cherokee Language
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