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Diné (Navajo) - English Dictionary:  E

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:  E as in edible 44 (clothes, garment, clothing)
    Short Vowel:  e as in k4 (shoe, pair of shoes)
    Long Vowel:  ee as in 44 (clothes, garment, clothing)
    High Tone:  4 as in k4 (shoe, pair of shoes)
    Glottal Stop:  e as in eeaah (west, sunset)
    Nasal Tone:  66 as in kind66 (from the store)
    Dipthongs:  ei, eii as in eight shicheii (my maternal grandfather)

44 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
clothes, clothing, garment
Ham1 da hazh44 da bi44 b1 b1jiigis.  (One can wash their mother's or father's clothes.)
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44 bighan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
clothes closet
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44 biih n1ni[7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
chest of drawers
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44 naats--d7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
sweater
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eeaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
west
Eeaah has a secondary definition of “sunset, sundown, evening”.   Look for it under sunset, sundown, or evening.
Eeaahj7  (on the west) or (on the west side) or (to the west).   Literally:   –j7 on the side of.
Eeaahjigo  (westward).   Literally:   –jigo toward, go.
Eeaah biyaajigo  (to the far west).   Literally:   biyaa– under it + –jigo toward, go.
Eeaah biyaadi  (in the far west) or (away out west).   Literally:   biyaadi at a location beneath it.
Eeaahd66  (from the west).   Literally:   –d66 from.
Eeaah d00 sh1di11h bita  (southwest).   Literally:   between west and south.
Eeaah d00 n1hook-s bita  (northwest).   Literally:   between west and north.
Eeaahg00  (toward the west)
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eeaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , i773 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
sunset, sundown, evening
eeaah has a secondary difinition of “west”.   Look for it under west.
Sh7 tsx98[go hooghang00 n11shd1a[ doo t1adoo eeaah7 h11l1 i7732go 47 chaha[hee[ hodoolee[ d00 shichid7 bin11 1din.  (I'm in a hurry to get back home because it gets dark after sundown and my car has no lights.)
I773d33 47 Hozdohd66 n1niikai.  (We came home from Phoenix at sunset.)
I7732go daiid33 (In the evening we ate supper.)
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4477[7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
clothes marker, tailor
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eelwod Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he ran
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44n44z Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
overcoat
Literal translation:   clothes tall (long).
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eeshwod Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I ran
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4etiin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
A road, trail, or path leading off a main road.
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44tsoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
coat, jacket
Literal translation:   clothes big.
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ei Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
that
Generally refers to something remote from the speaker.
Nih7 47 0ltagi naniitin.  (We [two] teach at that school.)
Kad 47 0ltaj8 atah n7n11daiild44h.  (It is time to return to that school again.)
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47 b22 1d7shn7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
that is why I am saying it
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47 doodago Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
if not that, or else
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eid7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
that one
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4iy1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
filler word
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