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English - Diné (Navajo) 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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jacket, coat
44tsoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Literal translation:   clothes big.
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Japanese, Chinese, Korean, asian, oriental
Bin111daa[ts0z7 Dine4 , N11ts0z7
Bin111daa[ts0z7 Dine4   Literally:  their eyes they are narrow + people = the narrow-eyed people.
N11ts0z7   Literally:  narrow-eyed.
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jelly
j4lii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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jerky (beef)
b44gashii bits8 a[k7daniilgizh7g77
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jerky (meat)
a[k7niilgizh
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job (his/her), his/her work
binaanish Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Shib7zh7 47 sil10 binaanish.  (My paternal aunt's job is police work.)
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judge
anihwiiaahii
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juice (apple)
bilas1ana bitoo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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juice (apricot)
didz4tsoh y1zh7 bitoo , dzidz4tsoh y1zh7 bitoo
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juice (carrot)
ch22shtezhiitsoh bitoo
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juice (grape), grape wine
chil naat[07 bitoo , chil naat[oii bitoo
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juice (his/her)
bitoo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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juice (orange)
chil [itsxoo7 bitoo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , chil [itsoo7 bitoo
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juice (peach)
didz4tsoh bitoo , dzidz4tsoh bitoo
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juice (tomato)
chil [ich77 bitoo , chil [ichx77 bitoo
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juniper (herb/medicine plant)
gad Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Just Move It, self-determination
T11 Hw0 Aj7 T4ego
When capitalized, T11 Hw0 Aj7 T4ego means "Just Move It", a Navajo Nation health program where Navajo citizens jog on scheduled days in their communities in order to limit or control diabetes and heart disease.
Traditional Navajos believe in t11 hw0 aj7 t4ego or self-determination, a reliance on themselves to fix anything that ails them.   This includes taking responsibility for their actions and issues.

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