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English - Diné (Navajo) Dictionary:  I

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I am
1n7sht4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I am a baker, I bake bread
b11h 1sh9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I am acquainted with him, I know him, I know how to (do it)
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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I am born for it - my father's clan, the clan for which I am born.
b1 sh7shch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b1sh7shch77n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
T1chiinii b1sh7shch77n.  (I was born for the Red-Running-Into-Water Clan.) or (My father's clan is Red-Running-Into-Water Clan.)
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I am building it, I am making it
1sh[44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I am drinking
ashdl3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I am eating
ash3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I am making it, I am building it
1sh[44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I am thankful about it, I appreciate it
baa ah44h nisin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I am weaving
asht[0 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I appreciate it, I am thankful about it
baa ah44h nisin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I bake bread, I am a baker
b11h 1sh9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I built it, I made it
1sh[aa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 7ish[aa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I forgot about it, I forgot it
beis4nah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I forgot it, I forgot about it
beis4nah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I know him, I am acquainted with him, I know how to (do it)
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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I know how to (do it), I know him, I am acquainted with 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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I learned to know him
b44hos4s88d Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I made it, I built it
1sh[aa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 7ish[aa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I make it as a profession
1sh9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I remember it
b4n1shniih Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I say it (thus)
1d7shn7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I spin (wool)
asdiz Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I take care of it
1h1shy3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I will drink
adeeshdl99[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I will eat
adeesh99[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I will make it
1deesh[99[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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I will run
1deeshwo[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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ice cream
abedaastin7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , abeyistin7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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if not ... (conditional - ).   conditional - if not ...
doo ... g00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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if not that, or else
47 doodago Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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ill (makes), makes illness
y33h dahoo[aah
Chiy11n doo y11teh7g77 47 hats77s y33h dahoo[aah.  (Unhealthy food makes your body ill.)
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illness (makes), makes ill
y33h dahoo[aah
Chiy11n doo y11teh7g77 47 hats77s y33h dahoo[aah.  (Unhealthy food makes your body ill.)
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in, at, on (a place).   A positional suffix attached at the end of a Navajo word.
-di Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Toohdi din4 [a biki n1hodiis1.  (I performed a ceremony for a man up on the river.)
}d7shch77tahdi shighan.  (I live among the pines.)
T[44d33 shim1 s1n7 bighandi shiisk3.  (I spent last night at my grandmother's.)
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in front of him (facing)
bid11h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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in it, inside it
bii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , biyi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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in  ?????  minutes
dah alzhin ni7lkidgo
ni7lkidgo  (something having moved as far as a point. i.e. the hour hand)
Ashdla1adah dah alzhin ni7lkidgo yah a]diijah.  (We'll reconvene in 15 minutes.)
T1diin dah alzhin ni7lkidgo dadiid99[.  (In 30 minutes we'll eat.)
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in that direction
11j7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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in there, inside, within [an enclosed space or area], in the interior of an enclosure
1k0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , h0ne , w0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , w0ne4 , g0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , g0ne4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
h0ne , w0ne  Literally: h0–, w0– (forms adverbs) + –ne (behind, inside)
Shizh44 w0ne dah sid1.  (My father is sitting inside.)
W0ne4 (W0ne) doo haz32 da.  (There is no room inside.)
kin g0ne  (inside the house)
ajaayi g0ne  (inside the ear)
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inasmuch as, for, for that reason
h11l1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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inch (as the division of a yard), degree (as the division of a thermometer), minute (as the division of a clock face), dot (period), speck.   (up + black)
dah alzhin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Ashdla1adah dah alzhinj8 shan7d7t11h.  (I have a 15 minute break.)
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including, such as, like; (depending on the context)
da
Ham1 da hazh44 da bi44 b1 b1jiigis.  (One can wash their mother's or father's clothes.)
Naab4eh0 dine4 t1adoo le4 t00 ahay07go dein7zin, j0 47 chid7tsoh da, bee naanish7 da, 44 da d00 azee.  (The Navajo people need many things, such as trucks, tools, clothing and medicine.)
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Indian
bits8 yisht[izhii
bits8 (his flesh) + yisht[izh (brown) + ii (the one)
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Indians (American), Native Americans, Natives.   Literal Translation:   dark-skinned or brown skinned people.
Din4 Bik1g7 Daasht[izh7g77
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influenza
atah honiig11h nitsaa7g77 , atah honiig11h ntsaa7g77
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insect, bug
chosh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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inside, in there, within [an enclosed space or area], in the interior of an enclosure
1k0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , h0ne , w0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , w0ne4 , g0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , g0ne4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
h0ne , w0ne  Literally: h0–, w0– (forms adverbs) + –ne (behind, inside)
Shizh44 w0ne dah sid1.  (My father is sitting inside.)
W0ne4 (W0ne) doo haz32 da.  (There is no room inside.)
kin g0ne  (inside the house)
ajaayi g0ne  (inside the ear)
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inside him;   satisfation, enough
hwiih Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Hwiih yi[kaaz l1.  (He caught cold.)
Hwiih sil99.  (He became satisfied.) or (He had plenty.) or (He had enough.)
Sheesdz33 shin1ghahd66 sh1 n4ininihgo shi[ hwiih.  (I'm satisfied with the back-rubbing my wife gave me.)
Doo l1 d0 shi[ hwiih da.  (Boy that feels good [hot shower, scratching one's itchy back, etc.].)
Bizh44 h0l0n7 bee hwiih s4l99.  (I got enough beer.)
Bizh44 h0l0n7 t00 ahay07 yishdl33 ]t44 shi[ y7hwiih.  (I drank a lot of beer and I got enough of it.)
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inside it, in it
bii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , biyi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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inspection (to make an), to patrol, to go on reconnaissance, to make an examination
haass77d
B1 ndeiilnish7g77 ad33d33 n7y1ago ha77sid.  (The man we work for came yesterday and made an inspection.)
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insulin
alohke bitoo
Hadi[ 47 alohke bitoo yi[ naalnish.  (One's blood works with insulin.)
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interested in it (I am)
b7neeshdl9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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interior of an enclosure (in the), in there, inside, within [an enclosed space or area]
1k0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , h0ne , w0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , w0ne4 , g0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , g0ne4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
h0ne , w0ne  Literally: h0–, w0– (forms adverbs) + –ne (behind, inside)
Shizh44 w0ne dah sid1.  (My father is sitting inside.)
W0ne4 (W0ne) doo haz32 da.  (There is no room inside.)
kin g0ne  (inside the house)
ajaayi g0ne  (inside the ear)
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interpreter
ata halne4 , ataadiitsaii
Iii n77[go Din4 Kej7go Ata Halne7g77  (Navajo Interpreters)
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intestine (large)
ach77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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into it
iih Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Irish
D1gh1 Lich77
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is (it)
1t4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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is (there)
hasin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it/its, his/he/him, hers/she/her
bi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it - a meeting - begins.   It (a meeting) begins.
baa haald44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it costed (past tense)
b33h azl99 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it costs, it now cost (current tense)
b33h 7l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it (how is).   how is it (weather, area).
haa hoot4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it (I will make)
1deesh[99[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it (in), inside it
bii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , biyi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it (inside), inside it
bii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , biyi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it (into)
iih Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it is
1t4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it is being built
1h1ln44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it is covered with it
bee bik4sti Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it is difficult to obtain or approach
bich8 h0y44
T1adoo le4 y11t4h7g77 bich8 h0y44.  (Good things are difficult to obtain.)
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it is dwindling away
1d88h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it is known
b44h0zin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it is legal, allowable
bee haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it is like ...
-gi 1t4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it is tasty
1h1lniih Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it now cost, it costs (current tense)
b33h 7l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it was given to him
be7t3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it was made
1lyaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it will be done
1dooln77[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it will cost
b33h adoolee[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it will dwindle away
1dood88[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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it (with), by means of
bee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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its/it, his/he/him, hers/she/her
bi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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