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Diné (Navajo) - English Dictionary:  Y

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:  Y as in yellow yoo (bead(s), necklace)

y1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
for him/her/its benefit
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y1 yis[1
provide for
Azh44 47 ba1[ch7n7 chiy11n y1 yis[1.  (A father provides food for his children.)
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yaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
about her/him/it
![ch7n7 nanitin yaa 1kon7zin.  (The children are aware of the teachings.)
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yaa
lice
Yaa 47 d77shj98di h0l=.  (Lice exist today.)
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yaa ah44dan7zin
they are thankful
{a din4 bidizhch7n7g77 yaa ah44dan7zin.  (Some people are thankful for being born.)
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yaa1h1ly3
she/he takes care of
Shinaa7 binaanish yaa1h1ly3.  (My older brother takes care of his job.)
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y33h dahoo[aah
makes ill, makes illness
Chiy11n doo y11teh7g77 47 hats77s y33h dahoo[aah.  (Unhealthy food makes your body ill.)
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y11l Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
as in
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y1 a[n77 , y1a[n7igi
zenith
y1 a[n7igi or y1 a[n77g00  (at the zenith)
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y1a[n7igi , y1 a[n77
zenith
y1 a[n7igi or y1 a[n77g00  (at the zenith)
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y11t44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
greetings, it is good
S1anii d00 hast07 chiy11n b11j7l44hgo yaa1h44h n7zin [eh.  (Women and men elders are thankful when one prepares meals/food for them.)
Hak47 h0l=-go y11t44h.  (It is good to have relatives.)
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y11t4ehii
greetings (more passion), it is good (more passion).   A deeper passion or emphasis than the word y11t44h
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yaat[oh
mat (for sleeping)
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y1daji[ti
people talk
A[ah aleehdi y1daji[ti (People talk/speak at meetings.)
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y1go doot[izh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
blue color
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yaii1
something sticks up
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yas (Eastern Navajo) Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , zas (Western Navajo) Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
snow
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y1shch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
the clan for which he is born
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y1shti Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I talk
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y1zh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
small one, small
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yee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
by means of it
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yee nidabineezt33
they were taught
Din4 47 Diyin Dine4 nahasdz11n baa 1hay3 yee nidabineezt33, jin7.  (It is told that the Holy People taught the people how to care for Mother Earth.)
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y4ego Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
hard, harder
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y4ego danitaaz7g77
ones who are overweight
Din4 y4ego danitaaz7g77 biniinaa ash99h [ikan bits77s yeen7t9 daaleeh.  (People become diabetic because of being overweight.)
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yich8 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
towards him
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yidiisk3
before dawn, early pre-dawn
Shim1 47 yidiisk3go n7diinah d00 binaanish yaa n7diid11h.  (My mother gets up before dawn and begins her work.)
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yidiitsa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he/she hear it or understand it
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yidziih
until the hour
D7zdin ashdla yidziih hast33 adoolee[ji (It is 45 minutes until six o'clock.)
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y7hoo[aah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
he/she is learning it
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yiiz88h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
stand up
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yi[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
with him/her/it
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yi[tisgo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
cooks it (when he/she)
Shim1 y1zh7 47 n7masii d00 ats8 yi[tisgo ay0o likan.  (It is delicious when my maternal aunt cooks potatoes with meat.)
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yiniiy4
for that purpose, for that reason
B10lta7 0lta yiniiy4 hasht41d7ln44h.  (Teachers are preparing for school.)
B10lta7 nidaniitin yiniiy4 nidaha1.  (Teachers are planning for teaching.)
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yin7ly4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
You are called, You are named
Haash yin7ly4?  (What is your name?)
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yinishy4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
I am called, I am named
Harrison Lapahie yinishy4, shim1 47 Lillie Lapahie woly4.  (My name is Harrison Lapahie, and my mother is called Lillie Lapahie.)
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yisht[izh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , dib4[ch77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
brown
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Yisk3 Dam0o Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , Dam0o Y1zh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Saturday
Literal Translation:   Yisk3 Dam0o means ‘Tomorrow Sunday’.   ‘Tomorrow Sunday’ means that day is ‘The Day before Sunday’ or ‘Saturday’.
Literal Translation:   Dam0o Y1zh7 means ‘Sunday Small’ or ‘Sunday Little’ or ‘Sunday Baby’.
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yisk32go Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
tomorrow
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yist47 y1zh7
snacks
Shim1 yist47 y1zh7 ats77s b1 y11t4h7g77 nayii[niih.  (My mother buys healthy snacks.)
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yitis
cook(s)
Naaki ah447lkij8 yitis.  (It cooks in two hours.)
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y7y33
ate (I)
Naakai bichiy3 y7y33 (I ate Mexican food.)
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yizhch9
born (he/she was)
Shim1 47 hooghandi yizhch9.  (My mother was born at home.)
Aw44 47 hodiyingo yizhch9.  (The baby born in a spiritual manner.)
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yoo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
bead(s), necklace
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y00 77j44 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
they ran away
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yoo[k11[ , t[4ego
at night, during the night, night-time, a/the night is passing (the period from sundown to sunup)
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yoo[k11[7g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
day of the week
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