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English - Diné (Navajo) Dictionary:  P

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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pack
h44[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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pain, ache, it hurts
diniih , neezgai
diniih:   Literal translation:   it hurts
doo neezgai da  (no pain)
doo ay00 neezgai da  (mild pain)
1[ts77s7go neezgai  (uncomfortable pain)
t11 y44d7go neezgai  (severe pain)
y4ego neezgai  (very severe pain)
t11 7iyis77 y4ego neezgai  (worst imaginable pain)
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pain (eye), eye ache
an11 diniih
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pain (stomach), stomach ache
ats3 hodiniih
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pain (tooth), tooth ache
awoo diniih
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pal, spouse
achoon7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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pancreas
alohke
Alohke 47 alohke 77[9.  (The pancreas produces/makes insulin.)
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parents (father's) (plural), paternal grandparents (plural)
an1l7k4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , han1l7k4
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parents (paternal grand) (plural), father's parents (plural)
an1l7k4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , han1l7k4
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particular one (the)
It is a suffix added to the end of a word.
-ii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Example:   Zhinii:   African, Negro, Black person.   Literal translation:   zhin = [i–zhin (he is black) + –ii (the one).
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pass by
bi[ adahwiilzh77sh
{a din4 b44dahahgo t00 bi[ adahwiilzh77sh.  (Some people let their birthdays pass by.)
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passage (narrow), narrow road
1hoo[ts0z7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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passed (the time has)
azl99 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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past (time in the), at that time
-d33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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paternal grandfather, paternal grandmother, father's father, father's mother
an1l7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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paternal grandfather's clan
dash7n1[7 , n1l7
T0d7ch7inii dash7chei d00 Tan44szahnii dash7n1[7.  (The Bitter Water Clan are my maternal grandfather's clan and The Badlands People are my paternal grandfather's clan.)
Hello my friend!   My name is Harrison Lapahie (Jr.).   I am Bitahnii, born for T1chiinii.   My cheii is T0d7ch7inii and my n1l7 is Taneeszahnii.
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paternal grandmother, paternal grandfather, father's father, father's mother
an1l7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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paternal grandparents (his/her)
bin1l7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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paternal grandparents (plural), father's parents (plural)
an1l7k4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , han1l7k4
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paternal uncle, father's brother
azh44 y1zh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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path, road, street, trail
atiin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Kw44 k4h4zdongo atiin.  (The road is straight here.)
Sh1di11hjigo atiin.  (The road is to the south.)
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path, road, or trail leading off a main road (A).
4etiin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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path name, street name, road name, trail name
atiin bizhi
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patrol (to), to make an inspection, 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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paved road
ahoodleezh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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payment for (in)
bik4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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peaceful (to be or become harmonious and/or); 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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peach
didz4tsoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , dzidz4tsoh
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peach juice
didz4tsoh bitoo , dzidz4tsoh bitoo
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Peak (Hesperus), 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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Peaks (San Francisco), Sacred Mountain of the West, just north of Flagstaff, Arizona.   It was created in the Fourth World of Navajo mythology.
Dookooos[77d Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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peanut butter
at[ish Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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peel (its), its rind
bik1g7
Ch44hjiy11n bik1g7 47 dit3.  (Watermelon rind is thick.)
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pen, pencil
bee akeelch7h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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pencil, pen
bee akeelch7h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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people, humans, 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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people (he/she among),he/she among members of the body, he/she among others, he/she among them
bitah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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People (Holy)
Diyin Dine4
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people (one's)
hadine4
Hadine4 bik1azhdoolwo[.  (One should help/assist one's people.)
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people (ones community), ones neighbors
bi[ k44dah0jit7n7g77
Din4 bi[ k44dah0jit7n7g77 b7k1an7j7lwogo y11t44h.  (It is good to help people in one's community.)
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people (same race or group), clan or ethnic group
dine4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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People (The Salt); a Navajo Clan.
!sh88h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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pepper
azee d7ch77 [ib1h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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perhaps, maybe
daats7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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period (dot), speck, minute (as the division of a clock face), inch (as the division of a yard), degree (as the division of a thermometer).   (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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Phoenix, Arizona
Hoozdo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Hoozdohd66 n1niikai.  (We have returned from Phoenix.)
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phone (cell), telephone.   Literally:  metal calling
b44sh bee hane7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b44sh halne7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b44sh bee hane4
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photographer
iiilkeedi
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picks up trash (one)
tsiilz47 n7jiilah
Haghan binaag00 tsiilz47 n7jiilah.  (One picks up trash around the home.)
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pig
bis0odi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bits0odi
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pink color
dinilch77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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pinon pitch [herb/medicine plant], gum
jeeh
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pinon tree
ch1o[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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pitch [herb/medicine plant] (pinon), gum
jeeh
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place (I know the), I have been there
hweesh9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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place or area (black [dark])
hodi[hi[
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place or point (from a)
-d00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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plan (they)
nidaha1
B10lta7 nidaniitin yiniiy4 nidaha1.  (Teachers are planning for teaching.)
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plant, grass
chil Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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p.m. or a.m. (4:00)
d98di azl99
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pneumonia
dikos ntsaa7g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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point or place (from a)
-d00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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pork, pork chops, bacon
bis0odi bits8 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bits0odi bits8
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pork chops, pork, bacon
bis0odi bits8 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bits0odi bits8
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position behind him (in)
bine 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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pot, bucket, bowl
1saa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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pot (cooking), kettle
1saa bee ab4zh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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pot (large), large kettle, cauldron
1saatsoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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powder (baking)
bi[ 44l7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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prairie
halgai Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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prairie dog
dl== Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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precious, value, valueable, expensive
7l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
D77 ts4 ay0o 7l9.  (This stone is very valuable (expensive).)
Doot[izhii kad ay0o da7l9 hazl99.  (Turquoise has become very expensive now.)
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prepared (he/she)
hasht4yiilaa
Nihim1 chiy11n hasht4yiilaa.  (Our mother prepared the food.)
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prepared (they are)
hashtedaalyaa
Ats8 a[22 1t4ego hashtedaalyaa.  (Meats are prepared in various ways.)
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prepares for another person (one), one makes for another person
b11j7l44h
S1anii d00 hast07 chiy11n b11j7l44hgo yaa1h44h n7zin [eh.  (Women and men elders are thankful when one prepares meals/food for them.)
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preparing (he/she is)
hasht41d7ln44h
B10lta7 0lta yiniiy4 hasht41d7ln44h.  (Teachers are preparing for school.)
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presence (in his)
bin11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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present (he was)
b77n11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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present (he will be)
bidoon11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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President (Chapter)
Al32ji Dah Sid1h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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President (Chapter Vice)
Ak44d00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , Ak44d00 Dah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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pressure (low blood)
h0yahgo di[ naa[kid , w0yahgo di[ naa[kid
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pretty, clean, and nice [area, space] (it is)
h0zh0n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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price (to be too high in), 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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price (to be very high in), 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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price (to command a good), to get a good price
b1 7l9
Naabeeh0 diyog7 danizh0n7 y7g77 b1 da7l9 kad.  (The Navajos are getting a good price for rugs now.)
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price (to get a good), to command a good price
b1 7l9
Naabeeh0 diyog7 danizh0n7 y7g77 b1 da7l9 kad.  (The Navajos are getting a good price for rugs now.)
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problem, difficulty, difficult situation(s)
an1h00ti
Shik4yahdi l27g0 an1h00ti.  (There are many problems in my community.)
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proceed (let us), bye, goodbye
h1go0nee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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process (a meeting is) (in).   A meeting is in process.
aleeh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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process of ripening (in the)
danit3
Daakehdi danit3.  (There is ripening at the corn field.)
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profession (I make it as a)
1sh9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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proportionate to it, alongside it, besides it, near him, enough
b7ighah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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purchase (they), they buy
nidayii[niih
Din4 47 ak11n d0lii yikih sid1h7g77 nidayii[niih.  (Navajos buy Blue Bird flour.)
Am1 d00 azh44 naaltsoos nidayii[niih.  (Mother and father buy books.)
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purpose (for that), that is why
biniiy4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , biniy4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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purse, wallet
b4eso bizis Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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puts objects into one
ajiini[
Naad33 hahoogeed g0yaa ajiini[.  (One puts the corn into the pit.)
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