Cherokee Hymn 87: Christ’s Second Coming

Representative Text

Ooh nay thla nah, hee oo way gee.’
E gah gwoo yah hay ee.
Naw gwoo joe sah, we you low say,
E gah gwoo yah ho nah.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13325

Transliterator: Marilyn M. Hofstra

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Author (refrain): Anonymous

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Text Information

First Line: Oonehlahnuhhee oowehjee
Title: Cherokee Hymn 87: Christ’s Second Coming
Transliterator: Marilyn M. Hofstra
Author (refrain): Anonymous
Source: Stanzas: Cherokee Hymn Book
Language: Cherokee
Copyright: Transliteration © 1992, Marilyn M Hofstra



NEW BRITAIN (also known as AMAZING GRACE) was originally a folk tune, probably sung slowly with grace notes and melodic embellishments. Typical of the Appalachian tunes from the southern United States, NEW BRITAIN is pentatonic with melodic figures that outline triads. It was first published as a hy…

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[Oonehlahnuhhee Oowehjee]

HUDSON (Hudson)


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