George Guess


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Noun1.George Guess - Cherokee who created a notation for writing the Cherokee language (1770-1843)George Guess - Cherokee who created a notation for writing the Cherokee language (1770-1843)
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To begin with, it would be more accurate to say that Sequoyah, whose "English" name is sometimes given as George Guess, was the first widely-reported non-literate creator of a syllabic writing system.
George Guess, who had been head of the Department of Metallurgy for many years.
Sequoyah, who also used the name George Guess, devised a syllabary of 85 characters to represent the spoken sounds of the Cherokee language.