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English - Diné (Navajo) 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 ]


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lacking (it is)
b7din Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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ladle, spoon
b44sh adee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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lady, woman, Ms.
asdz11n Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , asdz1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , asdz33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Asdz33 atah naan4ego tsitsaa binedi n1h0dees99.  (When the woman was playing the game she hid them behind the box.)
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language (his), his word
bizaad Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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lard, oil, grease, fat
akah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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large (how), how big
haa n7[tso Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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large intestine
ach77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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large (it is relatively), it is relatively big
1n7[tso Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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large kettle, large pot, cauldron
1saatsoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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large pot, large kettle, cauldron
1saatsoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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last (at the), the one at the end
ak4edi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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last (the), the farthest behind
ak44d66 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , ak44d66 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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later (sometime), wait!, in a little while
1tah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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laughter
dloh
Baa dloh hasin.  (It's funny.) (about + laughter + there is = It's funny.)
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laundry
daiigis b1 hooghan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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laundry/clothing for another person (one washes)
b1jiigis
Ham1 da hazh44 da bi44 b1 b1jiigis.  (One can wash their mother's or father's clothes.)
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lava rock
ch4zhin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , ts4zhin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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lawyer
aghadiitaahii , ghadiitaahii
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learn it (I will)
b7hwiideesh11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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learned it (he)
b7hoo[33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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learned (it is being)
b7hooaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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learned (lesson that will be)
b7hwiidoo1[7g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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learned (something is)
7hooaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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learned to know him (I)
b44hos4s88d Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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learning it (I am)
b7hooshaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b0hooshaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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learning it (You are)
b0hooaah , b0hoo[aah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Saad b0hooaah.  (You are learning the language (words).)
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leg
aj11d Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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legal (it is), allowable
bee haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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legs (his/her)
bij11d Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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length (of such a)
1k0n7[n44z Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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lesbian, gay (a female)
n1dleeh4 asdz11n
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less than
bioh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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lesson that will be learned
b7hwiidoo1[7g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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let us proceed, bye, goodbye
h1go0nee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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lettuce, cabbage
chil [iga77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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license (driver's)
bikeh naab22s7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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life feathers
hin11h bitsos
Hin11h bitsos 47 ligai.  (The life feather is white.)
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light, light bulb
bee ad7nd7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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light beige color, cream color, off-white color
dinilgai Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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light blue color, light green color.   In Din4, there is no distinction in light blue color and light green color.
dinilt[izh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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light bulb, light
bee ad7nd7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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light gray color
dinilb1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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light green color, light blue color.   In Din4, there is no distinction in light green color and light blue color.
dinilt[izh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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light orange color
diniltsxo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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light yellow color
diniltso Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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lightning
iini
Iini 47 naha[tingo h0l=.  (There is lightning when it rains.)
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lightning, electricity
atsinilt[ish Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Atsinilt[ish 47 naha[tingo h0l=.  (There is lightning when it rains.)
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like, including, such as; (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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like it (I do not)
doo shi[ y11t4eh da Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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like ... (it is)
-gi 1t4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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like that
1k0- Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Linibah (female name)
Dl7n7baa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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liniment, ointment, salve
azee hak11d00 b7t[oh7g77
Azee hak11d00 b7t[oh7g77 47 [a Vicks woly4.  (An ointment is called Vicks.)
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lips (his/her)
bidaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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listen (you)
77shn7[ts33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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listening (he is)
77sts33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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listening (I am)
77s7sts33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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little while (in a), sometime later, wait!
1tah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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liver
azid Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Azid hadi[ ats77s bii naazl7n7g77 yin1kai[ee[.  (The liver filters the blood that runs through your body.)
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long ago (then [in past]), at that time, during that time
77d33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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long (how)
haa n7[n44z Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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long (it is relatively), it is relatively tall
1n7[n44z Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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long time ago (a), in olden times
a[kid33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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look (he will take a)
d7n0o[88[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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look (I will take a)
d7n4esh88[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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looking for it (he is)
haint1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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looking for it (I am)
hanisht1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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loom with or without rug
dah iist[= Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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lost (one does not get)
doo y0oajigh1a da
Hajis7idgo doo y0oajigh1a da.  (When one is observant one will not get lost.)
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lotion, cream, ointment
bee 1d7lt[ah7 , t[ah
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low, down below, deep down
h0yah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , w0yah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Literal translation:   h0–, w0– (forms adverbs) + –yah (under, below)
H0yahgo (W0yahgo) [ee si3.  (It is buried deep in the earth [as a meteorite].)
Chid7 naata7 h0yahgo (w0yahgo) naata.  (The airplane is flying low.)
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low blood pressure
h0yahgo di[ naa[kid , w0yahgo di[ naa[kid
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luminous (it is), it is glowing
bits1din7d77n
S- bits1din7d77n.  (The star is luminous.)
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lunch (his/her)
biste Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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lungs
aj47 yilz0lii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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