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Diné (Navajo) - English Dictionary:  L, {

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 ]


- L, { -

    Sound:  L as in law l1jish (glove(s), mitten).   { [id (smoke).   Position tongue behind front teeth and blow air out the sides of the tongue to make the [ sound.   The letter is called e[.

l1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
emphatic
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[1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
one, some
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l3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , l32 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , l122 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
okay!, all right!, fine!, acceptable
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l122 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
okay! you're welcome!
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[1aii , [a77 , t11[17 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
1 = one
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laanaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
this particle expresses wish, desire
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l1go Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
a particle used with optative mode to express a negative wish
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[ahda Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
sometimes, at times, occasionally
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[ahgi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
at places
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[27 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , l27 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
much, many, a bit
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[a7g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
the other one
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[a77 , [1aii , t11[17 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
1 = one
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l1jish Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
glove(s), mitten
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[ats1adah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
eleven
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[ats1adahdi azl99
11:00 a.m. or p.m.
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[e
jealous
Doo [e jin7zin da 47 Naay44kehgo nanitn.  (One should not be jealous is a Protection Way teaching.)
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[44ch22 y1zh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
puppy
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[44ch227 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
dog
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[ees11n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
yeast bread
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[eeshib44zh
steamed corn
{eeshib44zh 47 siil bee sit4.  (Steamed corn is cooked with steam.)
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[eetsaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
plate, bowl
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[eetsaa 77[7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
pottery maker
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[eetsaa niteel7
basin, bowl (large)
{eetsaa niteel7 biyi taosnii ash[44h.  (I am making dough in the large bowl.)
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[eetsaa t11j7gis
one washes dishes
T11 1kw77j9 [eetsaa t11j7gis.  (One washes dishes everyday.)
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[eezh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
soil, dirt
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[eezhtah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
on the ground, in the dirt
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[eh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
usually
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[ib1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
gray
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[ib1h7g77
gray cricket (an insect)
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[ich77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
red
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[ich77g77
red cricket (an insect)
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[ich777g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
a penny, one that is red
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[ichx77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
red color
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[id
smoke
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[igai Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
white
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[99 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
horse
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[99 ho[ naaldloosh
horseback riding
{99 ho[ naaldlooshgo b0honeidl9.  (Horseback riding is fun.)
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[99 nood=-zii
zebra
Literal Translation:   [99 (horse) + nood==z (to be striped) + –ii (the one).
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[ikan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
it is good to the taste, it is sweet
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[ikizh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
spotted, blotchy
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[itso Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
yellow
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[7tsoo7g77
yellow cricket (an insect)
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[itsxo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
orange color
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[izhin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
black
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[izhin7g77
black cricket (an insect)
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L0ka Deeshjin
Keam Canyon, Arizona
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L0kahnteel Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Ganadao, Arizona
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[00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
fish
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[00 bits8
fish meat
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