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Diné (Navajo) - English Dictionary:  I

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:  I as in it iini (lightning)
    Short Vowel:  i as in sh7 (me, I)
    Long Vowel:  ii as in kwii (here, right here, in this area)
    High Tone:  7 as in sh7 (me, I)
    Glottal Stop:  i as in dziiz7 (bicycle, bike)
    Nasal Tone:  88 as in 1sh88h (salt)

-7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
the one
It is a suffix added to the end of a word.
Example:   [99 nood=-zii:   zebra.   Literal translation:   [99 (horse) + nood==z (to be striped) + –ii (the one).
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-7g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
the one who, that which
A suffix added to the end of a word.
Example:   0lta t11[17d00 tseeb7ij9 niiilt1h7g77:   elementary school, grade school.   Literal translation:   0lta (school) + t11[17d00 (from one) + tseeb7ij9 (as far as eight) + niiilt1h (an indefinite person stops reading or going to school) + –7g77 (the one).   The school in which one studies from [grade] one to [grade] eight.
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7hooaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
something is learned
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-ii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
the particular one
It is a suffix added to the end of a word.
Example:   Zhinii:   African, Negro, Black person.   Literal translation:   zhin = [i–zhin (he is black) + –ii (the one).
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771 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it extends up, it sticks up, it stands [tree, pole, etc.]
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77d33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
then [in past] long ago, during that time, at that time
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iideeshhosh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I will sleep
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77d4it32
thick, thickness
B11h [ikan7 47 ashdla asdzoh 77d4it32 (The cake is five inches thick.)
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iidoo[hosh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he will sleep
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77dool77[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he will make it, he will built it
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iih Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
into it
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iih iilyeed Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he gets in
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iih iishyeed Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I get in
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i773 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , eeaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
sunset, sundown, evening
eeaah has a secondary difinition of “west”.   Look for it under west.
I773d33 47 Hozdohd66 n1niikai.  (We came home from Phoenix at sunset.)
I7732go daiid33 (In the evening we ate supper.)
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.)
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iiilkeedi
photographer
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77j44 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
they went
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77l44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he is making it, he is building it
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ii[haazh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he or I slept
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77[9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he makes it as an [occupation]
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77[7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
the one who makes it as an [occupation]
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iini
lightning
Iini 47 naha[tingo h0l=.  (There is lightning when it rains.)
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77n7[ta Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
you are reading, you are going to school
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77n7shta Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I am reading, I am going to school
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7ish[aa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 1sh[aa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I made it, I built it
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77shn7[ts33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
you listen
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77s7sts33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I am listening
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77sts33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he is listening
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77y33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he ate
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7iyis7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 7iyis77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
really, truly
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7iyis77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 7iyis7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
really, truly
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i[ adaakaa[7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
nail
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7l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
value, valueable, expensive, precious
D77 ts4 ay0o 7l9.  (This stone is very valuable (expensive).)
Doot[izhii kad ay0o da7l9 hazl99 (Turquoise has become very expensive now.)
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7l9kehgo
respectfully, with respect
Naabeeh0 binahagha 7l9kehgo baa nts4skees.  (I respect the Navajo religion.)
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7nda Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 7nd7da Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
then, and then [at that time], only then, ever
Chizh ahid77n7[kaalgo 7nda yah ahid77jih.  (When you have chopped the wood [then] carry it inside.)
N7la t11s7n7gizgo 7nda ad77y99[.  (You will eat only after youve washed your hands.)
Ad33d33 7nda chid7 naana7 nis4[b33z.  (Yesterday was the first time that I ever drove a tractor.)
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7nd7da Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 7nda Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
then, and then [at that time], only then, ever
Chizh ahid77n7[kaalgo 7nda yah ahid77jih.  (When you have chopped the wood [then] carry it inside.)
N7la t11s7n7gizgo 7nda ad77y99[.  (You will eat only after youve washed your hands.)
Ad33d33 7nda chid7 naana7 nis4[b33z.  (Yesterday was the first time that I ever drove a tractor.)
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-7sh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , -1sh , -0sh , -4sh
question suffix
A suffix serving to introduce a question.   It may be preceded by da if the question is to be answered back [with a yes or no type of answer].
(Da) dichin7sh ]l9?  (Are you hungry?)     Aoo, dichin nish[9.  (Yes, I am hungry.)
(Da) Din4tsoh7sh yin7ly4?  (Is your name Din4tsoh?)     Aoo, Din4tsoh yinishy4.  (Yes, my name is Din4tsoh.)
Ad33d31sh doo Nan7zhoozh7g00 nis7n7y1a da?  (Didn't you go to Gallup yesterday?)
T[44d31sh yidzaaz?  (Did it snow last night?)
T11 hooghan7g77sh bii nighan?  (Do you live in a hogan?)
T11sh y11t4ehgo atiin chid7 bee?  (Is the road alright for a car?)
Da d77sh T0d7n4eshzheeg00 atiin?  (Is this the road to Kayenta?)
T1adoo le4sh n7n7zin?  (Do you want something?)
Nicheii biisx7ini7sh ni[ b44h0zin?  (Do you know the cause of death of your grandfather?)
Tah do0sh nidi[ n1 1ln4eh da?  (Haven't you had a blood test yet?)
Da aw44sh ni[to (Do you nurse the baby?)
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