To indicate that something is being done “again” you take the past tense form and add one of the following special “again” endings. These endings are only for “again”, not “repeatably”. Uses “Set A” or “Set B” prefixes as parent verb.

  • -ᎢᏏᎭ
    [-i²³sị³ha] “is… again”

  • -ᎢᏌᏅᎢ
    [-i²²sa³hnv³ɂi] “did… again”

    • -ᎢᏏᎸᎢ
      [-i²si²lv³ɂi] “did… again”
  • -ᎢᏏᏍᎪᎢ
    [-i²³si³²sgo³ɂi] “habitually…-ing again”

  • -ᎢᏌ
    [-i²³sa] “let… again”

  • -ᎢᏐᏗ
    [-i²³soh²di] “to… again”


  • ᏄᏛᏁᎸᎢ. “He did it.”

    • ᏄᏛᏁᎵᏏᎭ. “He is doing it again.”

      • Ꮒ + Ꭰ + ᎤᏛᏁᎸᎢ + ᎢᏏᎭ.
  • ᎤᎬᎢ. “He ate something solid.”

    • ᎠᎩᏏᏍᎪᎢ. “He often eats something solid again.”

      • Ꭰ + ᎤᎬᎢ + ᎢᏏᏍᎪᎢ.
  • ᎤᎿ ᏚᏟᏆᏗᏅᏒᎢ. “He turned it over there.”

    • ᎤᎿ ᏙᏓᏳᏟᏆᏗᏅᏏᏌᏂ. “He turned it over again there.”
  • ᏅᏯ ᎤᎩᏒᎢ. “He got a rock.”

    • ᏅᏯ ᎤᎩᏏᏌᏅᎢ. “He got a rock again.”

      • ᎤᎩᏒᎢ + ᎢᏌᏅᎢ.
  • ᏩᏯ ᎤᎪᎲᎢ. “He saw the wolf.”

    • ᏩᏯ ᎠᎪᎯᏌ². “He just now saw the wolf again.”

      • Ꭰ + ᎤᎪᎲᎢ + ᎢᏌ².
  • ᏧᏬᎵᏗ ᏗᎪᏪᎵ ᎤᎪᎵᏰᎥᎢ. “He read the comic.”

    • ᏧᏬᎵᏗ ᏗᎪᏪᎵ ᏩᎪᎵᏰᎥᎢᏌ. “Let him go to read the comic again.”

      • Ꮻ + Ꭰ + ᎤᎪᎵᏰᎥᎢ + ᎢᏌ.
  • ᎤᏴᏢᎢ. “He entered it.”

    • ᏐᏈᎵ ᎤᏴᏍᏗ ᎤᏴᏟᏏᏍᎬᎢ. “He was entering the horse barn again.”

      • Ꭰ + ᎤᏴᏢᎢ + ᎢᏏᏍᎬᎢ.
  • ᏡᎬ ᎤᎸᏒᎢ. “He climbed the tree.”

    • ᏡᎬ ᎤᎸᏏᏐᏗ ᎠᏆᏚᎵ. “I want him to climb the tree again.”

      • ᎤᎸᏒᎢ + ᎢᏐᏗ.

More details can be found in the “Cherokee Reference Grammer (2015) - Brad Montgomery-Anderson”, pp384-385.