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Diné (Navajo) - English Dictionary:  B

English → Diné:   [ A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ]
Diné → English:   [ A B Ch, Ch D, Dl, Dz E G, Gh H, Hw I J K, K, Kw L, { M N O S, Sh T, T, Tl, Ts, Ts W X Y Z, Zh ]
[ Colors Day and Night Days of the Week Human Body Kinship Months of the Year Numbers Time ]


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    Sound:  B as in bus b4eso (money, dollar)

b1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
for his/her/its benefit
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b1 7l9
to command a good price, to get a good price
Naabeeh0 diyog7 danizh0n7 y7g77 b1 da7l9 kad.  (The Navajos are getting a good price for rugs now.)
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b1 sh7n7lch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b1sh7n7lch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
you are born for it (the father's clan)
Ha1t7ish2 b1sh7n7lch77n?  (What is your father's clan?.) or (What clan were you born for?)
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b1 sh7shch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b1sh7shch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I am born for it (my father's clan), the clan for which I am born
T1chiinii b1sh7shch77n.  (I was born for the Red-Running-Into-Water Clan.) or (My father's clan is Red-Running-Into-Water Clan.)
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baa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
about him/her/it, around him/her/it, toward him/her/it, because of him/her/it
nahasdz11n nihima baa 1h1y3  (taking care of mother earth)
Bi[ haj77j47 baa hane (The story about siblings.)
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baa 1dahwiily3
we [3 or more] take care of
Nihahast07 d00 nihiz1anii baa 1dahwiily3.  (We [3 or more] take care of our elder men and elder women.)
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baa 1h1y32gi
taking care of, watching
Nahasdz11n Nihim1 baa 1h1y32gi  (taking care of Mother Earth)
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baa 1h1shy3 , 1h1shy3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I take care of it
Sheaw44 baa 1h1shy3.  (I take care of my baby.)
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baa 1h1y32
taken care of
Kad Nahasdz11n Nihim1 doo baa 1h1y32 da.  (Our Mother Earth is not taken care of now.)
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baa ah44h nisin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I appreciate it, I am thankful about it
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baa 1hojily3
to take care of
Hats77s baa 1hojily3.  (One takes care of the body.)
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baa 1hwiily3
we [two] take care of
Niha1[ch7n7 baa 1hwiily3.  (We [two] take care of our children.)
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baa haald44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it (a meeting) begins
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baa hane Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her/its story, his/her/its history
Hataa baazhn711zh baa hane  (The story of visiting the father)
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baa naanish hasin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
there is much work with it
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baa 0lta Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
that for which one studies
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baa y00n44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
do not forget about it!
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b11h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
bread
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b22h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
alongside, beside, on
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b11h 1daal7n7g77 , b11h 1l98gi
bakery
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b33h adoolee[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it will cost
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b11h 1l98gi , b11h 1daal7n7g77
bakery
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b11h 1sh9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I am a baker, I bake bread
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b33h azl99 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it costed (past tense)
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b11h bighan
mud covered bread oven
Shighandi b11h bighan shee h0l=.  (I have a mud covered bread oven at my home.)
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b22h dah haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he/she is sick, he/she suffers from a disease, he/she suffers from a sickness
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b22h dah hooa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he got sick
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b11h doot[izh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
blue corn bread
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b11h 77[7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
baker
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b33h 7l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it costs, it now cost, it is worth
D7ish2 diyog7 d7kw77 b33h 7l9?  (How much is this rug?)
D7kw77sh b33h 7l9?  (How much does it cost?)
D77 chid7 nah1[nii7g77 d98di m77l d00 ba22 t1adi neezn1diin b4eso b33h 7l9.  (This car that I bought cost forty three hundred dollars.)
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b11h [ikan7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
sweet rolls, cake, cookies
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b11h [ikan7 1daal7n7g77 , b11h [ikan7 1l98gi
bakery [of sweet rolls and cakes]
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b11h [ikan7 1l98gi , b11h [ikan7 1daal7n7g77
bakery [of sweet rolls and cakes]
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b22hg00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
alongside it
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b11j7l44h
one makes for another person, one prepares for another person
S1anii d00 hast07 chiy11n b11j7l44hgo yaa1h44h n7zin [eh.  (Women and men elders are thankful when one prepares meals/food for them.)
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b1d7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her older sister
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b1jiigis
one washes clothing/laundry for another person
Ham1 da hazh44 da bi44 b1 b1jiigis.  (One can wash their mother's or father's clothes.)
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b10lta7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
teacher
b10lta7 nish[9. Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. ,   (I am a teacher.)
B10lta7 0lta yiniiy4 hasht41d7ln44h.  (Teachers are preparing for school.)
B10lta7 nanitin yiniiy4 nidaha1.  (Teachers are planning for teaching.)
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b1sh7n7lch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b1 sh7n7lch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
you are born for it (the father's clan)
Ha1t7ish2 b1sh7n7lch77n?  (What is your father's clan?.) or (What clan were you born for?)
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b1sh7shch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b1 sh7shch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I am born for it (my father's clan), the clan for which I am born
T1chiinii b1sh7shch77n.  (I was born for the Red-Running-Into-Water Clan.) or (My father's clan is Red-Running-Into-Water Clan.)
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bee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
by means of, with it
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bee ab4zh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
cooking tool (as kettle, cauldron), used for cooking/boiling
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bee achiish7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bee nehechiish7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , tsin bee nehechiish7
saw, handsaw
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bee ad7nd7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
light, light bulb
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bee 1d7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , ad7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
you (singular) say it, thus you (singular) say it
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bee 1d7tood7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
napkin
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bee 1d7lt[ah7 , t[ah
lotion, cream, ointment
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bee agh1dadildlaad7
x-ray screener, x-ray machine, x-ray apparatus, airplane baggage security screener
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bee akeelch7h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
pencil, pen
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bee alzh0h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
brush
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bee 1n11d7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 1n11d7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
you (singular) say it again
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bee atsid7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
hammer
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bee bik4sti Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it is covered with it
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bee bil1ooskid
after the hour
Tsostsid oolki[ naadiin bee bil1ooskidgo shighand00 shi[ dah n7diilwo (I leave my house 20 minutes after seven o'clock.)
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bee daad1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
cutlery
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bee haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it is legal, allowable
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bee 7daneel22h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
ruler (measuring), measuring tape
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bee naadzoo7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
chalk
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bee naanish7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
tools
Bee naanish7 bee h0l=. Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. ,   (He has tools.)
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bee nahalzhooh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
broom
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bee ndildlaad7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
flashlight
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bee nehechiish7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bee achiish7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , tsin bee nehechiish7
saw, handsaw
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b44gashii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
cow
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b44gashii bits8
beef
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b44gashii bits8 a[k7daniilgizh7g77
beef jerky
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b44gashii bits8 a[k7niilgizh7g77
steak
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b44gashii bits8 shib4zh7g77
beef stew, boiled beef
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b44gashii bits8 sit4h7g77
roast beef
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b44gashii bits8 yik1n7g77
ground beef
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b44gashii y11zh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
calf
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b44hasin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b44honisin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I know him, I am acquainted with him, I know how to (do it)
Bilag1ana shiye y1 0[ta7g77 doo b44honisin da.  (I'm not acquainted with the white man that is my son's teacher.)
Niye John woly4h7g77 b44hasin.  (I know your son John.)
Naashk== b44hasin.  (I know how to swim.)
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b44honisin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b44hasin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I know him, I am acquainted with him, I know how to (do it)
Bilag1ana shiye y1 0[ta7g77 doo b44honisin da.  (I'm not acquainted with the white man that is my son's teacher.)
Niye John woly4h7g77 b44hasin.  (I know your son John.)
Naashk== b44hasin.  (I know how to swim.)
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b44hos4s88d Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I learned to know him
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b44h0zin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it is known
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Beeld77ldahsinil Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Albuquerque
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b44sh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
knife, metal
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b44sh adee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
spoon, ladle
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b44sh ah4di[7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
scissors
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b44sh b22h dah si1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
tribal delegate
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b44sh bee hane4 , b44sh bee hane7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b44sh halne7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
telephone, cell phone.   Literally:  metal calling
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b44sh bee hane7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b44sh halne7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b44sh bee hane4
telephone, cell phone.   Literally:  metal calling
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b44sh beeakeelch7h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
typewriter
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b44sh bii k-7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
stove
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b44sh halne7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b44sh bee hane7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b44sh bee hane4
telephone, cell phone.   Literally:  metal calling
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b44sh n1zhah7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
square (tool)
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b44sh [igaii 77[7n7 , b44sh [igaii yitsid7
silversmith
b44sh [igaii 77[7n7  (people who make metal, those that make metal, out of raw materials)
b44sh [igaii yitsid7  (silversmith, Eastern Navajo version)
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b44sh [igaii yitsid7 , b44sh [igaii 77[7n7
silversmith
b44sh [igaii yitsid7  (silversmith, Eastern Navajo version)
b44sh [igaii 77[7n7  (people who make metal, those that make metal, out of raw materials)
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B44shsinil Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Winslow
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b4eso Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
money, dollar
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b4eso bizis Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
wallet, purse
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b4eso yaa 1h1ly1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b4eso yaa1h1ly1n7
treasurer, banker
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b4eso yaa1h1ly1n7 , b4eso yaa 1h1ly1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
treasurer, banker
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b44zh00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
hairbrush
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beildl47 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
blanket
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beis4nah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I forgot it, I forgot about it
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be7t3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it was given to him
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b4n1shniih Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I remember it
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bi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
her/she/hers, him/he/his, it/its
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Bichah {izhin7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Black Hat, NM
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bich44 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
daughter of a female
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bicheii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her maternal grandfather
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bich8 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
towards him/her/it
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bich8 h0y44
it is difficult to obtain or approach
T1adoo le4 y11t4h7g77 bich8 h0y44 (Good things are difficult to obtain.)
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b7ch99h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her nose
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bidaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her lips
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bid11h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
in front of him (facing)
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bid17 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her uncle
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bideezh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her younger sister
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bididoolnah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
a sickness affects him, to catch a sickness, to come down with a sickness, to ail him
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bidiln44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he is getting affected by a sickness, he is catching a sickness, he is coming down with a sickness, a sickness is ailing him
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b7din Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it is lacking
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b7din h0y44 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it is scarce
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bidin7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bidin7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
you say it to him/her/it, he is being called
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bidin7l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he is being examined
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bidizhch9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he/she was/is born
Shideezh7 47 Ats1 Biy11zh yizi[7g77 biyi bidizhch9.  (My younger sister was born in the month of February.)
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bidoolna Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he contracted a sickness, he caught a sickness, he came down with a sickness
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bidoon11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he will be present
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bidziil
he/she/it is strong/strength
Dib4 bits8 47 chiy11n bidziil7g77 1t4.  (Mutton is healthy food.)
Hastiin bidziil.  (The man is strong.)
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bi44
their clothing, their shirt
Ham1 da hazh44 da bi44 b1 b1jiigis.  (One can wash their mother's or father's clothes.)
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bigaan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her arm
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bigh1dinishdlaad
to x-ray him, to take an x-ray picture of him
Literal Translation:   I shined a light through him.
Bij47tsiij8 bigh1dinishdlaad.  (I x-rayed his chest.)
Sitsin [a k44lt- daats7 biniiy4 azee77[7n7 shigh1dinishdlaad.  (The doctor took an x-ray of me to see if I had a broken bone.)
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bighan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her home, his/her house
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bigod Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her knee
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b7hooaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it is being learned
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b7hoo[33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he learned it
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b7hooshaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b0hooshaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I am learning it
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b7hwiideesh11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I will learn it
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b7hwiidoo1[7g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
lesson that will be learned
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bii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , biyi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
in it, inside it
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bii azkaz7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
refrigerator
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biidoo[k11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he will spend the night
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b7ighah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
1. it's good, it's appropriate, OK
2. they agree on something
3. besides it, alongside it, proportionate to it, near him
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b88h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
deer
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bii[kaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he is spending the night
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b77n11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he was present
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biisk3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he spent the night
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bijaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her ears
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bij11d Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her legs
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b7k1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
for him, after him
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b7k1 an1shwo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I help
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b7k1 an1shwod Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I helped her again
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bik1 eeshwod Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I helped him
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bik11 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , biki Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
on it, on top of it, over it
Bik11dahasd1h7 bik11 dah jizhk4.  (The [two] are sitting on the chair.)
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bik11 naadzoo7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
chalkboard
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bik11ad1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bikiad1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
table
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bik11akeelch7h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
desk
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bik11dahant4h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bikidahant4h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
bed
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bik11dahasd1h7 , bikidahasd1h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
chair
Bik11dahasd1h7 bik11 dah jizhk4.  (The [two] are sitting on the chair.)
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bik11d66 naazkaad7g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
roll roofing
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b7k1azhdoolwo[
one will help, one will give assistance
Hak47 b7k1azhdoolwo[.  (One will help or assist ones relatives.)
Hadine4 bik1azhdoolwo[.  (One should help/assist ones people.)
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bik1g7
its rind, its peel
Ch44hjiy11n bik1g7 47 dit3.  (Watermelon rind is thick.)
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bik4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
in payment for
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bikee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his shoes
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bikee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
on account of it
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bikeet[1n7
from A to Z
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bikeh naab22s7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
driver's license
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bikehgo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
according to it
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biki Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bik11 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
on it, on top of it, over it
Bik11dahasd1h7 bik11 dah jizhk4.  (The [two] are sitting on the chair.)
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bikiad1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bik11ad1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
table
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bikidahant4h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bik11dahant4h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
bed
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bikidahasd1h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bik11dahasd1h7
chair
Bik11dahasd1h7 bik11 dah jizhk4.  (The [two] are sitting on the chair.)
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bikidiisht88h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I understand it, I understand the concept
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bik7j7[tih
one covers with cloth-like
Aw44 bik7j7[tih.  (One covers a baby.) or (He/She went to cover the baby.)
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bikis Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his friend, sibling of the same sex
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bik==
its seed
Ch44hjiy11n [a bik== 1daadin.  (Some watermelons are seedless.)
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bi[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
with him/her/it, in company with
J471d88h bi[ naash1.  (I have tuberculosis.)   Literally:  tuberculosis + in company with + I walk about.
Bi[ nahonidooh.  (He/she is drunk.)   Literally:  with him/her + feeling woozing or dizzy.
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bi[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , awosh
drowsiness, sleepiness, sleep
Bi[ nisin.  (I am sleepy.)   Literally:  sleepiness + I think/want/need.
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bi[ adahwiilzh77sh
pass by
{a din4 b44dahahgo t00 bi[ adahwiilzh77sh.  (Some people let their birthdays pass by.)
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bi[ ahi[ hojilne
talk with him/her
H11[ch7n7 bi[ ahi[ hojilnego y11t44h.  (It is good to talk with one's children.)
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bi[ chaa hazl99
dazed, dizzy
Asdz33 bi[ chaa hazl99 (The woman felt dizzy.)
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bi[ did==s
to be zipped up
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bi[ diss==s
to zip it up
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bi[ 44l7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
baking powder
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bi[ haj7711zh , bi[ haj77j47
siblings
Bi[ haj7711zh 47 baajijooba doolee[.  (One should care for one's siblings.)
Bi[ haj77j47 47 d88 shee h0l=.  (I have four siblings.)
Bi[ haj77j47 47 bi[ ahaa1dahojily3.  (Sibilngs take care of one another.)
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bi[ haj77j47 , bi[ haj7711zh
siblings
Bi[ haj77j47 47 d88 shee h0l=.  (I have four siblings.)
Bi[ haj77j47 47 bi[ ahaa1dahojily3.  (Sibilngs take care of one another.)
Bi[ haj7711zh 47 baajijooba doolee[.  (One should care for one's siblings.)
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bi[ haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his surroundings are that way
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bi[ haz33j7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
business
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bi[ hojilne
him/her to tell
![ch7n7 nanitin bee bi[ hojilne (He/she told the child about the teachings.)
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bi[ k44dah0jit7n7g77
ones neighbors, ones community people
Din4 bi[ k44dah0jit7n7g77 b7k1an7j7lwogo y11t44h.  (It is good to help people in one's community.)
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bi[ naashnish
I work with
![ch7n7 bi[ naashnish.  (I work with children.)
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bi[ n1hootaah
event occurs
Nah00haidi azhish bi[ n1hootaah.  (A dance takes place at the fair.)
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bi[ ]d7d=s7 , bi[ ]d7d=s7g77
zipper
k4 bi[ ]d7d=s7g77  (zipper shoes)
44 bi[ ]d7d=s7g77  (zipper shirt or coat)
44tso bi[ ]d7d=s7g77  (zipper shirt or coat)
b4eso bizis bi[ ]d7d=s7g77  (zipper purse, billfold)
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bi[ ]d7d=s7g77 , bi[ ]d7d=s7
zipper
k4 bi[ ]d7d=s7g77  (zipper shoes)
44 bi[ ]d7d=s7g77  (zipper shirt or coat)
44tso bi[ ]d7d=s7g77  (zipper shirt or coat)
b4eso bizis bi[ ]d7d=s7g77  (zipper purse, billfold)
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bi[ t1zd7t44h
to zip around, to go zipping around in it (a fast moving vehicle)
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b7la Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her hand
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b7la t1aii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
table fork
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bil32ji Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
in front of him, ahead of him
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bilag1ana Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
anglo, white man
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bilag1ana beeazee
western medicine
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bilas1ana Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
apple
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bilas1ana bitoo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
apple juice
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b7l1tah
the tip, the top
Ch1o[ b7l1tahdi ts7di bitoh.  (There is a bird's nest at the top of the tree.)
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bil1tah dah dijool7g77 , n77iini[ ntsaa7g77
zinnia.   Zinnia is a type of flower.
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bim1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her mother
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bim1 s1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
maternal grandmother
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bin1
while
Iiy3 bin1 shinaa7 bich8 hashne (I am going to call my brother while you are eating.)
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binaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
around him/her, surrounding him/her
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bin11 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her eyes
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bin11 altsoozi nil9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
asian, oriental.   Literally:  he/she is narrow eyes.   "Narrow eyes" referring to asians (Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, etc.)   Placing the English asian race word in front of this Navajo phrase specifies the asian nationality.
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Bin111daa[ts0z7 Bik4yah Ntsaa7g77
China
Bin111daa[ts0z7 Bik4yah Ntsaa7g77    Literally:  their eyes they are narrow + country + the one = THE nation of narrow-eyed people.
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Bin111daa[ts0z7 Dine4 , N11ts0z7
asian, oriental, Japanese, Chinese, Korean
Bin111daa[ts0z7 Dine   Literally:  their eyes they are narrow + people = the narrow-eyed people.
N11ts0z7    Literally:  narrow-eyed.
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bin11hai
his/her years of age
Shim1 47 tsostsidiin bin11hai.  (My mother is seventy years of age.)
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b7naa7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her older brother
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bin11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
in his presence
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binaanish Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her job, his/her work
Shib7zh7 47 sil10 binaanish.  (My paternal aunt's job is police work.)
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binaanish h0l= Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he has work, he is busy
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binaashnish
I am working on
Naaltsoos binaashnish.  (I am working on a paper.)
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b7nab7d7[kid Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
you ask him/her about it
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b7nab7zhd7lkid , b7na7zhd7lkid
one asks, asking him/her about
Ashkii h1ajigo l1 Nanizhoozh7 b7nab7zhd7[kid.  (She/he asked the boy, which way to Gallup.)
T1adoo le4 doo ho[ b44h0zing00 47 b7na7zhd7lkid [eh.  (One asks questions when one does not know the answer.)
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b7na7zhd7lkid , b7nab7zhd7lkid
one asks, asking him/her about
T1adoo le4 doo ho[ b44h0zing00 47 b7na7zhd7lkid [eh.  (One asks questions when one does not know the answer.)
Ashkii h1ajigo l1 Nanizhoozh7 b7nab7zhd7[kid.  (She/he asked the boy, which way to Gallup.)
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bin1l7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her paternal grandparents
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bine Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
in position behind him
Asdz33 atah naan4ego tsitsaa binedi n1h0dees99 (When the woman was playing the game she hid them behind the box.)
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b7neeshdl9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I am interested in it
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b7ni Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his mind, his willingness
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biniigh3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
It is beginning to kill them (plural form).   Used in expressing hunger, thirst, sleepiness, etc.
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binii[h9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
It is beginning to kill him.   Used in expressing hunger, thirst, sleepiness, etc.
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biniinaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
because of it
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biniiy4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , biniy4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
for that purpose, that is why
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bin7k1zhn7[dah
one sifts
T1d7d77n bin7k1zhn7[dah.  (One sifts corn pollen.)
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bioh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
less than
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bioh 1n7[tso Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
smaller than it
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bioh neesh3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I can not afford it
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bi0ool99[
his/her/their culture
K4shmish 47 Bilag1ana bi0ool99[ 1t4.  (Christmas is a part of the Western culture.)
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bis0odi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bits0odi
pig
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bis0odi bits8 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bits0odi bits8
pork chops, pork, bacon
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biste Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her lunch
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bitagi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
between
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bitah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he/she among them, he/she among others, he/she among people, he/she among members of the body
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bitah honeezgai Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he/she has a fever, he/she is sick
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bitah honiigai Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he/she had a fever, he/she became sick
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bito Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her water, his/her water supply
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bitoo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her juice
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bits33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
away from him
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bits33d66 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bits33d00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
from him, at his expense
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bits1din7d77n
it is luminous, it is glowing
S- bits1din7d77n.  (The star is luminous.)
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bitsee h0l0n7g77 , bitsee neez7
horned cricket
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bitsee neez7 , bitsee h0l0n7g77
horned cricket
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bitsi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
daughter of a male
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bits8 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her/its meat, his/her/its flesh
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bits8 yisht[izhii
Indian
bits8 (his flesh) + yisht[izh (brown) + ii (the one)
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bitsii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her hair
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bits98di
at its foot, at its base
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bitsiitsiin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her head
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bitsiitsiin [izhin7g77
black-skulled cricket
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bitsil7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her younger brother
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bits07 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her grandchildren, his/her daughter's children
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bits0odi , bis0odi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
pig
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bits0odi bits8 , bis0odi bits8 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
pork chops, pork, bacon
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biwaa
spinach
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biwoo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her teeth
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biwos Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her shoulder
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biyaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
under him
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biyaa hooa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he grew up
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biy11zh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
son of a female
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biye Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
son of a male
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biyi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
in it, inside it
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bizaad Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his word, his language
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biz1anii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his wives, his women
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biz44 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her mouth
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bizeed7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her cousin
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bizh44 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his/her father
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biziiz Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
his belt
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biz00l
its tassel
Naad33 biz00l 47 t1d7d77n b33h h0l=.  (There is pollen on the tassel of the corn.)
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b0hooaah , b0hoo[aah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
you are learning it
Saad b0hooaah.  (You are learning the language (words).)
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b0hoo[aah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b0hooaah
you are learning it
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b0hooshaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b7hooshaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I am learning it
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