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English - Diné (Navajo) Dictionary:  H

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 ]
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hair
atsii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hair (his/her)
bitsii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hairbrush
b44zh00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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half
a[n77
Neezn11 d00 a[n77 oolki[go 47 Nan7zh00zh7g00 d4y1.  (I am going to Gallup at 10:30 a.m.)
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hammer
bee atsid7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hand
1la Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hand (his/her)
b7la Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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handsaw, saw
bee achiish7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bee nehechiish7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , tsin bee nehechiish7
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hangs up [clothes, etc.] (one).   one hangs up [clothes, etc.].
dah dahizhdiini[
$4 dah dahizhdiini[.  (One hangs clothes.)
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happened (it)
hoodzaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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happened (what)
haidzaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Hard Goods Mountain
Nit[iz Dzil , Nt[iz Dzil , Ch0ol97
Hard Goods Mountain (Nt[iz Dzil or Nit[iz Dzil) is more known as Gobernador Knob (Ch0ol97).   It is the Sacred Mountain East of Center and was created in the Fourth World of Navajo mythology.
Nit[iz Dzil 47 Ch0ol97 1t4.  (Hard Goods Mountain is Gobernador Knob.)
Nt[iz Dzil 47 Ch0ol97 1t4.  (Hard Goods Mountain is Gobernador Knob.)
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harmonious and/or peaceful (to be or become); well
h0zh= Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Doo h0zh= y1[ti da.  (He does not talk well.)
Shicheii doo h0zh= oo98 da.  (My grandfather doesn't see well.)
H0zh= bikihoog44d.  (Cover it well [with dirt].)
H0zh= n1hodoodlee[ biniiy4 hast07 sodizin dayii[a t[44d33.  (The old men said a prayer for peace last night.)
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hat, cap, headgear
chah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Hat (Black), NM
Bichah {izhin7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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have been there (I), I know the place
hweesh9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hawk (blue).   Blue Hawk (a species of bird).
g7n7tsoh doot[izh , gin7tsoh doot[izh7
A Bird Being in the Blue World of Navajo mythology.
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he/him/his, her/she/hers, it/its
bi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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he built it, he made it
1hoolaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 1yiilaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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he got sick
b22h dah hooa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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he is a doctor
azee 77[7n7 nil9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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he is eating
ay3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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he is sick
b22h dah haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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he keeps it, he maintains it
1y0sin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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he made it, he built it
1hoolaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 1yiilaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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he maintains it, he keeps it
1y0sin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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he says to me
1sh7[n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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head, skull
atsiitsiin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , tsiitsiin
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head (his/her)
bitsiitsiin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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headache medicine, aspirin, tylenol
atsiitsiin diniih azee
atsiitsiin diniih azee  (head + pain, ache, it hurts + medicine = headache medicine)
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headgear, hat, cap
chah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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healthy
doo b22h t4eh da
Hatah 1zhd7lz47go 47 doo b22h t4eh da.  (One is healthy when one exercises.)
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hear it (I), I understand it
diishtsa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hear it (to), to understand it
diistsa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hear it (you), you understand it
dinitsa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hearing it (I am)
diists99h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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heart
aj47 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , aj47 d7shjool7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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heavy blanket, quilt
golch00n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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heavy (how)
haa n7[d11s Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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help (I)
b7k1 an1shwo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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help (one will), one will give assistance
b7k1azhdoolwo[
Hak47 b7k1azhdoolwo[.  (One will help or assist ones relatives.)
Hadine4 bik1azhdoolwo[.  (One should help/assist ones people.)
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helped her again (I)
b7k1 an1shwod Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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helped him (I)
bik1 eeshwod Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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helper
1k1 an1lwo7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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(helping) for each other
ah7[k1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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her/hers/she, he/him/his, it/its
bi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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here (come)
h1go Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hers/she/her, he/him/his, it/its
bi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Hesperus Peak, Colorado (Sacred Mountain of the North) of the Navajo.   It was created in the Fourth World in Navajo mythology.
Dib4 Nitsaa , Dib4 Ntsaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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high in price (to be too), to be very high in price, to be too expensive, to be very expensive
doo chohoo99g00 7l9
Kad gohw44h doo chohoo99g00 da7l9.  (Coffee is too high in price now.)
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high in price (to be very), to be too high in price, to be too expensive, to be very expensive
doo chohoo99g00 7l9
Kad gohw44h doo chohoo99g00 da7l9.  (Coffee is too high in price now.)
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high (up), up in the air, up, up above, up in the sky
The Navajo suffix –go is used to say or speak h0dah or w0dah correctly in a sentence.
h0dah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , w0dah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , h0dahgo , w0dahgo
Ts7dii h0dahgo tsin y22h dah sid1.  (The bird is sitting up in the tree.)
Shichah h0dahgo sh1 dah s7aah.  (Set my hat up for me (on a shelf).)
Chid7 naata7 w0dahgo naata.  (The airplane is flying about up above.)
Ats1 w0dahgo dah siz98go yii[ts3.  (I saw an eagle flying along up in the sky.)
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hill
dah yiskid Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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him/he/his, hers/she/her, it/its
bi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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his/him/he, hers/she/her, it/its
bi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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history, story, it is told
hane Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Hataa baazhn711zh baa hane  (The story of visiting the father)
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history (his/her/its), his/her/its story
baa hane Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Hataa baazhn711zh baa hane  (The story of visiting the father)
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hogan (female)
A regular-hexagon or regular-octagon hogan.   It was created in the Fourth World of Navajo mythology.
hooghan bi11d
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hogan (male)
A hogan that looks like a snow cone with the tip at the top.   It was created in the Fourth World of Navajo mythology.
hooghan bik3
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hogan (my), my home
shighan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Shighan hashtehash[44h.  (I am cleaning my home.)
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hole (one digs a)
hahojiigo
{eeyi g0yaa hahojiigo d00 1k0yaa dizhdi[jah.  (One digs a hole in the ground and build a fire in the pit.)
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holy or spiritual manner (in a)
hodiyingo
Aw44 47 hodiyingo yizhch9.  (The baby born in a spiritual manner.)
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Holy People
Diyin Dine4
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home, house
A house that looks either like a snow cone with the tip at the top (male hogan), or a semi-spherical shell, that is circular, hexagonal, or octagonal at its base (female hogan).   It was created in the Fourth World of Navajo mythology.
"Hooghan" is spelled "hogan" in the American English language.
hooghan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
T8 hooghang00 n4ikah!  (Let's go home!)
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home (his/her), his/her house
bighan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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home (my), my hogan
shighan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Shighan hashtehash[44h.  (I am cleaning my home.)
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homeland of the Navajos (original)
Din4tah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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homosexual, gay (a male), fag, faggot
n1dleeh
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horned cricket
bitsee h0l0n7g77 , bitsee neez7
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horse (sea), zebra, water horse (mythological animal)
t44h [99
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horse (water), zebra, sea horse.   Water horse was a mythological animal.
t44h [99
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hospital
azee 1lin7 , azee1l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Ts4hootsoo7di 47 azee 1l7n7 h0l=.  (There is a hospital in Fort Defiance.)
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hot [an area or space] (it is)
deesdoi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , honeezgai Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hot (it has become)
honiigai Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hour
ah447lkid
Shim1 47 tseeb77 ah447lkid naalnish.  (My mother works for eight hours.)
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hour (after the)
bee bil1ooskid
Tsostsid oolki[ naadiin bee bil1ooskidgo shighand00 shi[ dah n7diilwo.  (I leave my house 20 minutes after seven o'clock.)
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house, home
A house that looks either like a snow cone with the tip at the top (male hogan), or a semi-spherical shell, that is circular, hexagonal, or octagonal at its base (female hogan).   It was created in the Fourth World of Navajo mythology.
"Hooghan" is spelled "hogan" in the American English language.
hooghan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
T8 hooghang00 n4ikah!  (Let's go home!)
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house (his/her), his/her home
bighan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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how, in what way
haal4it4ego Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , hait1o Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , hait4ego Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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how far
haa ]z11d Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , haash99 n4el33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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how is it (weather, area)
haa hoot4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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how many, how much, several
d7kw77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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how much, how many, several
d7kw77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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how to do it (I know), I am acquainted with him, I know him
b44hasin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b44honisin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Bilag1ana shiye y1 0[ta7g77 doo b44honisin da.  (I'm not acquainted with the white man that is my son's teacher.)
Niye John woly4h7g77 b44hasin.  (I know your son John.)
Naashk== b44hasin.  (I know how to swim.)
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however
1ko ndi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , azh3 ndi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Huerfano Mesa (Sacred Mountain of the Center), New Mexico.
Dzi[ N1oodi[ii
Dzi[ N1oodi[ii was created in the Fourth World of Navajo mythology.   The name refers to a mythological event involving the movement of people around the mesa.
dzi[ (mountain) + n1oodi[ (people move around it) + ii (the one)

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humans, people, five-fingered
din4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Din4 bi[ k44dah0jit7n7g77 b7k1an7j7lwogo y11t44h.  (It is good to help people in one's community.)
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hunger
dichin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Dichin 47 n1ooskango bi7lnii.  (Hunger begged to be spared and was released.)
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hungry (the sheep are)
dib4 dichin daazl99 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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hurts (it), ache, pain
diniih
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