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Diné (Navajo) - English Dictionary:  J

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:  J as in jump jeeh (pinon pitch, gum)

jaaaban7
bat [flying mammal]
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jaaii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
the one with ears
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jaat[00l Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
earrings
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j1d7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
antelope
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jeeh
pinon pitch [herb/medicine plant], gum
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j471d88h
tuberculosis
J471d88h bi[ naash1.  (I have tuberculosis.)   Literally:  tuberculosis + in company with + I walk about.
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j4lii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
jelly
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j7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
beside it, in its own way or manner
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j9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
day
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j9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
to, up to, as far as
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jideey1aj9 bee baa hane
travel directions
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jigh11d
shakes off (one)
Agh11[ jigh11d.  (One shakes a rattle.)
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j99d33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
the part of the day that is past, today
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j98go Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , oo11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
daytime, during the day, to be day, to be sunlight, a/the day is passing (the period from sunup to sundown)
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jiinishba Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I have mercy, pity
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j7kii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
chicken
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jin7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he says it, it is said
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jiniih Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
one says it
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jiskah
one shoots with an arrow
B88h kaa bee jiskah.  (He shot a deer with an arrow.)
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jizhk4
two sit/sitting
Bik11dahasd1h7 bik11 dah jizhk4.  (The [two] are sitting on the chair.)
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j0 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
well!
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j0honaa47
sun.   It was created in the First World of Navajo mythology.
J0honaa47 47 ay0o bits1din7d77n.  (The sun gives off very strong light.)
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jooash
two people walking
Ab7n7d33 atiin b33hg00 [a jooash.  (There were two individuals walking along the road.)
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jooba Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he has mercy, pity
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joog1[7j8
destination
Joog1[7j8 bina7zhd7[kid.  (Ask about ones destination.)
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joogii
bluejay (a species of bird), crested bluejay (a species of bird).   The Blue Jay is a Bird Being in the Blue World of Navajo mythology.
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jookah
to travel or move in a group
Nan7zhoozh7g00 jookah.  (They are traveling [in a group] to Gallup.)
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joo[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
ball
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joo[ a[chi ab7n7dz7gha[7
tennis
Bilag1ana joo[ a[chi ab7n7dz7gha[7 yee nidan4e [eh.  (White people usually play tennis.)
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joo[ an1lmas7
bowling
Joo[ an1lmas7 47 nidaaz.  (A bowling ball is heavy.)
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joo[ iih n1lniih7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , joo[ nik7d7lniih7
basketball
![ch7n7 joo[ nik7d7lniih7 yee nidaan4.  (The children are playing basketball.)
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joo[ nab7zn7ltsin7
volleyball
Joo[ nab7zn7ltsin7 bee nijin4ego b0h0neidl9.  (It is fun to play volleyball.)
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joo[ nab7zn7taa[7
soccer
Joo[ nab7zn7taa[7 47 halgaigi bee naan4.  (Soccer is played on a field.)
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joo[ nik7d7lniih7 , joo[ iih n1lniih7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
basketball
![ch7n7 joo[ nik7d7lniih7 yee nidaan4.  (The children are playing basketball.)
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joo[ yikal7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
baseball, softball
Jacoby Ellsbury 47 joo[ yikal7 yee naan4.  (Jacoby Ellsbury plays baseball.)
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joo[ yital7
football
Joo[ yital7 47 akeego bee nidajin4.  (Football is played in the fall.)
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jooldlosh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he is walking along, as in coyote stories
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