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Cherokee Phoenix and Indians' Advocate
Wednesday, December 10, 1829
Vol. II, no. 35
Page 2, col. 4 and 5 (printed as a double column)

Active voice
of the Cherokee verb (Cherokee symbols) I speak
Subjunctive Mood
[continued]
First Future tense
Singular
Person
 1. (Cherokee symbols) If I intend to speak or will speak
 2.  " "  if thou intend to speak, &c.
 3.  " "  if he intend to speak, &c.
F*"   " "  if he F intend to speak, &c.
Dual
 1 & 2 " "  if we thou and I intend to speak, &c.
 1 & 3 " "  if we; he and I intend to speak &c.
     2 " "  if ye (two) intend to speak, &c.
Plural
 1 & 2 " "  if we: you (all) and I intend to speak, &c.
 1 & 3 " "  if we: they and I intend to speak, &c.
        2  " "  if you (three or more) intend to speak, &c.
    3. " "  if they intend to speak, &c.
 F"  " "  if they F. intend to speak; &c.
Second Future tense
singular
 1.  " "  if I shall or will speak by that time.
 2.  " "  if thou shalt or wilt speak by that time.
 3.  " "  if he shall or will speak by that time.
 F.  " "  if he shall or will speak by that time
Dual
 1 & 2 " "  if we: thou & I shall will speak by that time.
 1 & 3 " "  if we: he and I shall or will speak by that time.
  2 " "  if you (all) shall or will speak by that time
  3 " "  if they shall or will speak by that time
 F."  " "  if they F. shall or will speak by that time
Approximate tense
Singular
 1.  " "  if I be about to speak
 2.  " "  if thou art about to speak
 3. (Cherokee symbols) if he is about to speak
 F."  " "  if he is about to speak.
Dual
 1 & 2 " "  if we: thou and I are about to speak
 1 & 3 " "  if we: he and I are about to speak
         2. " "  if you (two) are about to speak
Plural
 1 & 2 " "  if we: you and I are about to speak
 1 & 3 " "  if we: they and I are about to speak,
         2. " "  if you (three or more) are about to speak
        3  " "  if they are about to speak
 F."  " "  if they are about to speak
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* This variation of the third person is marked F. the initial of the word Familiar, which is used to distinguish this form of the personal prefix.  The terms present and absent, have been employed for this purpose.  But they do not appear to convey the precise idea of the difference; as both forms, are often used without regard to the presence or absence of the party spoken of.  Perhaps the true impression on the mind of the speaker, suggesting the choice of the form (Cherokee symbols) in the singular and (Cherokee symbols) in the plural, the corresponding form in other moods and tenses, may be, a feeling of intimacy with the person spoken of; arising from relationship, close connection or other similar circumstances; and that this form is intended to express a less degree of formality or strangeness than the other.  If, however, any of your correspondents will suggest a more appropriate term; the writer will feel pleasure in adopting it.

Passive Voice.
Indicative Mood
Primary Present tense.
Singular
 Person
 1. (Cherokee symbols)  I am spoken to
 2.   " "   thou art spoken to
 3.  " "   he is spoken to,
 F."  " "   he is spoken to
Dual
 1 & 2 " "   we: thou and I are spoken to
 1 & 3 " "    we: he and I are spoken to
  2 " "   you (two) are spoken to
Plural
 1 & 2 " "   we: you and I are spoken to
 1 & 3 " "   we: he and I are spoken to
     2 " "   you (three or more) are spoken to
  3 " "   they are spoken to
 E."  " "   they are spoken to
Immediate Perfect tense
singular
 1. " "    I have just been spoken to
 2 (Cherokee symbols)  thou has just been spoken to
 3. "  "   he has just been spoken to
 F."  " "   he has just been spoken to.,
Dual
 1 & 2 " "   thou and I have just been spoken to
 ! & 3 " "   they and I have just been spoken to
  2 " "   you (all) have just been spoken to
  3 " "   they have just been spoken to
 E."  " "   they have just been spoken to
Primary Perfect tense
singular
 1 " "    I have been spoken to
 2 " "    thou hast been spoken to
 3 " "    he has been spoken to
 F." " "    he has been spoken to
Dual
 1& 2 " "    thou and I have been spoken to
 1 & 3 " "    he and I have been spoken to
  2 " "    you (two) have been spoken to
Plural
 1 & 2 " "    you and I have been spoken to
 1& 3 " "    they and I have been spoken to
  2" "    you (all) have been spoken to
  3" "    they have been spoken to
 F." " "    they have been spoken to
Primary First Future Tense
singular
 1 " "    I will be spoken to
 2 " "    thou will be spoken to
 3 " "    he will be spoken to
 F." " "    he will be spoken to
Dual
 1&2 " "    thou and I will be spoken to
 1&3 " "    he and I will be spoken to
   2 " "    you (two) will be spoken to
Plural
 1 & 3 " "    you and I will be spoken to
 1 & 3" "    they and I will be spoken to
      2" "    you (all) will be spoken to
  3" "    they will be spoken to
 F." " "    they will be spoken to
Primary Second Future Tense
singular
 1 " "    I shall be then be spoken to
 2 " "    thou shall by then be spoken to
 3 " "    he shall by then be spoken to
 F." " "    he shall by then be spoken to
Dual
 1&2 " "    thou and I shall by then be spoken to
 1&3 " "    he and I shall by then be spoken to
Plural
 1 & 2 (Cherokee symbols)  you and I will by then be spoken to
 1 & 3 "   "   they and I shall by then be spoken to
 2  " "   you (3 or more) shall by then be spoken to
 3  " "   they shall by then be spoken to
 F."  " "   they shall by then be spoken to
Approximate tense
Singular
 1  " "   I am about to be spoken to
 2  " "   thou are about to be spoken to
 3  " "   he is about to be spoken to
 F."  " "   he is about to be spoken to
Dual
 1&2  " "   thou and I about to be spoken to
 1&3  " "   he and I are about to be spoken to
 3  " "   you (two) are about to be spoken to
Plural
 1 & 2 " "   you and I are about to be spoken to
 1 & 3 " "   they and I are about to be spoken to
 2  " "   you  (three or more) are about to be spoken to
 3  " "   they are about to be spoken to
 F."  " "   they are about to be spoken to