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English - Diné (Navajo) Dictionary:  N

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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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nail
i[ adaakaa[7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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name (path), road name, street name, trail name
atiin bizhi
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name (road), street name, path name, trail name
atiin bizhi
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name (street), road name, path name, trail name
atiin bizhi
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name (trail), road name, path name, street name
atiin bizhi
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napkin
bee 1d7tood7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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narrow (passage, road)
1hoo[ts0z7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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narrow (road, passage)
1hoo[ts0z7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Nation (Miss Navajo)
Naabeeh0 Bicheeke
Some individuals had suggested using Din4 Bicheeke but that translation is more of a masculine possessive term.
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Native Americans, American Indians, Natives.   Literal Translation:   dark-skinned or brown skinned people.
Din4 Bik1g7 Daasht[izh7g77
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Natives, Native Americans, American Indians.   Literal Translation:   dark-skinned or brown skinned people.
Din4 Bik1g7 Daasht[izh7g77
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naughty (not to be), not to misbehave
doo hwe1d7l1ah da
Doo hwe1d7l1ah da.  (One should not be naughty/misbehave.)
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Navajo.
Din4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , Naabeeh0 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Literal Translation for Din4:   The People.   Navajos called themselves in their language,  Din4 (The People).
Naabeeh0:   A Navajo vocalization of the English word Navajo.

Iii n77[go Din4 Kej7go Ata Halne7g77  (Navajo Interpreters)
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Navajo (according to the), in Navajo
din4kehj7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Navajo alphabets
Din4 saad bee1l7n7
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Navajo Country, Navajoland
Din4 Bik4yah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Navajo Creation Story
Din4 Bahane
Literal Translation:  Din4 (People) + Baa (about him/her/it) + hane (story).   Story of the People.
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Navajo (in), according to the Navajo
din4kehj7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Navajo Nation (Miss)
Naabeeh0 Bicheeke
Some individuals had suggested using Din4 Bicheeke but that translation is more of a masculine possessive term.
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Navajo Reservation (The)
Din4 Bin1h1sdzo , Naabeeh0 Bin1h1sdzo
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Navajoland, Navajo Country
Din4 Bik4yah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Navajos (among the)
din4tah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Navajos (original homeland of the)
Din4tah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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navy blue color, dark blue color
di[hi[go doot[izh
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near, close by
1h1n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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near him, proportionate to it, alongside it, besides it, enough
b7ighah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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neck
akos Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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negation
doo ... da Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
doo neezgai da  (no pain)
doo ay00 neezgai da  (mild pain)
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neighbors (ones), ones community people
bi[ k44dah0jit7n7g77
Din4 bi[ k44dah0jit7n7g77 b7k1an7j7lwogo y11t44h.  (It is good to help people in one's community.)
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new
1niid Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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new one (the)
1niid7ii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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news, gossip
aseez9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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newspaper
aseez9 binaaltsoos Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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nice, clean, and pretty [area, space] (it is)
h0zh0n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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nice [temperature] (it is)
honeez7l7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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niece (male's maternal), maternal aunt
am1 y1zh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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night (he is spending the)
bii[kaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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night fall
hi[hiij99
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night (he spent the)
biisk3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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night (he will spend the)
biidoo[k11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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no
daga Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , dooda Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , nda Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , ndaga Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , nidaga Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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no value (it has), it is worthless, it is cheap
doo b33h 7l7n7 da , doo 7l98 da
D77 yoostsah nah7n7[nii7g77 doo b33h 7l7n7 da!  (This ring that you bought is worthless!)   or   (This ring that you bought is a piece of junk!)
D77 l1ts7n7 doo 7l98 da.  (This bracelet is worthless (or cheap).)
D77 chid7 ch22 ndi doo b33h 7l98 da!  (This car isn't worth a damn!   [Literal translation:   This car not worth manure!])
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(no/yes question marker)
da Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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none, nothing;   zero;   has become extinct;   he/she died
1din Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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noon, midday
a[n44aah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , a[n7n73 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
A[n7n73go 47 j0honaa47 y1 a[n77gi yig11[ [eh.  (At noon the sun is in the middle of the sky.)
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noon (during), during midday
a[n7n732go
A[n7n732go dadiid77[.  (Let's eat during noon.)
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North (Sacred Mountain of the), Hesperus Peak, Colorado, 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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nose
1ch99h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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nose (his/her)
b7ch99h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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not ... (conditional - if).   conditional - if not ...
doo ... g00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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not doing anything (I am)
doo baa naash1h7 da Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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not forget about it! (do)
baa y00n44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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not get lost (one does)
doo y0oajigh1a da
Hajis7idgo doo y0oajigh1a da.  (When one is observant one will not get lost.)
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not good (it is)
doo haats7id da Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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not know (I do)
h0la Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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not like it (I do)
doo shi[ y11t4eh da Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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not taken care of
doo baa 1h1y32 da
Kad Nahasdz11n Nihim1 doo baa 1h1y32 da.  (Our Mother Earth is not taken care of now.)
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not that (if), or else
47 doodago Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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not to be naughty, not to misbehave
doo hwe1d7l1ah da
Doo hwe1d7l1ah da.  (One should not be naughty/misbehave.)
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not to misbehave, not to be naughty
doo hwe1d7l1ah da
Doo hwe1d7l1ah da.  (One should not be naughty/misbehave.)
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nothing, none;   zero;   has become extinct,   he/she died
1din Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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nothing wrong with it (there is)
doo 1t4h7 da Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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now cost (it), it costs [current tense]
b33h 7l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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nurse (medical)
azee neikaah7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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