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English - Diné (Navajo) Dictionary:  S

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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Sacred Mountain East of Center
Ch0ol97 , Nit[iz Dzil , Nt[iz Dzil
Sacred Mountain East of Center is known as Gobernador Knob (Ch0ol97).   It is lesser known as Hard Goods Mountain (Nt[iz Dzil or Nit[iz Dzil).   Gobernador Knob was created in the Fourth World of Navajo mythology.
Ch0ol97 47 Nit[iz Dzil 1t4.  (Gobernador Knob is Hard Goods Mountain.)
Ch0ol97 47 Nt[iz Dzil 1t4.  (Gobernador Knob is Hard Goods Mountain.)
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Sacred Mountain of the Center (Huerfano Mesa), New Mexico.
Dzi[ N1oodi[ii
Dzi[ N1oodi[ii was created in the Fourth World of Navajo mythology.   The name refers to a mythological event involving the movement of people around the mesa.
dzi[ (mountain) + n1oodi[ (people move around it) + ii (the one)

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Sacred Mountain of the North (Hesperus Peak, Colorado).   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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Sacred Mountain of the West (San Francisco Peaks) 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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salt
1sh88h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Salt People (The); a Navajo Clan.
!sh88h7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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salve, liniment, ointment
azee hak11d00 b7t[oh7g77
Azee hak11d00 b7t[oh7g77 47 [a Vicks woly4.  (An ointment is called Vicks.)
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San Francisco Peaks (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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satisfation, enough;   inside him
hwiih Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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.)
Hwiih yi[kaaz l1.  (He caught cold.)
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Saturday
Dam0o Y1zh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , Yisk3 Dam0o Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Literal Translation:   Dam0o Y1zh7 means ‘Sunday Small’ or ‘Sunday Little’ or ‘Sunday Baby’.
Literal Translation:   Yisk3 Dam0o means ‘Tomorrow Sunday’.   ‘Tomorrow Sunday’ means that day is ‘The Day before Sunday’ or ‘Saturday’.
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saw, handsaw
bee achiish7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bee nehechiish7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , tsin bee nehechiish7
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saw (they)
dayii[ts3
![ch7n7 s- dayii[ts3.  (The children saw a star.)
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saw (we), we watched
dan7il99
Naaldlooshii dan7l9n7di ch99h yee adilohii dan7il99.  (We saw a giraffe at the zoo.)
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say it again (you (singular))
1n11d7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bee 1n11d7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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say it (thus I)
1d7shn7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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say it to him/her/it (you), he is being called
bidin7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bidin7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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say it (you (singular)).   you (singular) say it.
din7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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say it (you (singular)), thus you (singular) say it
ad7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bee 1d7n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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saying it (that is why I am)
47 b22 1d7shn7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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says to me (he)
1sh7[n7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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scarce (it is)
b7din h0y44 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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scare, fear
h0y44 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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scattered about
haadaas1
{ahg00 tsiilz47 t00 haadaas1.  (There is trash scattered about in some places.)
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school (I am going to), I am reading
77n7shta Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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school in again (it is)
0ltaj8 atah n7n11daiild44h
Kad 47 0ltaj8 atah n7n11daiild44h.  (It is time to return to school again.)
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school (you are going to), you are reading
77n7[ta Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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scissors
b44sh ah4di[7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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screener (airplane baggage security), x-ray apparatus, x-ray screener, x-ray machine
bee agh1dadildlaad7
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sea horse, zebra, water horse (mythological animal)
t44h [99
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security guard, watchman
haas7d7 , haas77d7
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security screener (airplane baggage), x-ray apparatus, x-ray screener, x-ray machine
bee agh1dadildlaad7
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seed (its)
bik==
Ch44hjiy11n [a bik== 1daadin.  (Some watermelons are seedless.)
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sees (one)
hoo[ts3
Asdz33 naaly4h4 b1h00ghandi hoo[ts3.  (The woman saw him/her at the store.)
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self-realization
1daanits4kees
![ch7n7 1daanits4keesgo y11t44h.  (It is good when children have self-realization.)
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self-determination, Just Move It
t11 hw0 aj7 t4ego
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.
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.

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several, how many, how much
d7kw77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sex (sibling of the opposite)
alah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sex (sibling of the same), his friend
bikis Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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shade, shadow, summer shelter
chahaoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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shadow, shade, summer shelter
chahaoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sharp (edged as a knife, or pointed) (It is).   It is sharp (edged as a knife, or pointed).
deen7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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she/hers/her, his/he/him, it/its
bi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , b7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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she is spinning (wool)
adiz Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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she is weaving
at[0 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sheep
dib4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sheep are hungry (the)
dib4 dichin daazl99 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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shelter (summer), shade, shadow
chahaoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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shirt, blouse
deij844 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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shirt (their), their clothing
bi44
Ham1 da hazh44 da bi44 b1 b1jiigis.  (One can wash their mother's or father's clothes.)
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shoes (his)
bikee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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shoulder
awos Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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shoulder (his/her)
biwos Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sibling of the opposite sex
alah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sibling of the same sex, his friend
bikis Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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siblings
bi[ haj7711zh , bi[ haj77j47
Bi[ haj7711zh 47 baajijooba doolee[.  (One should care for one's siblings.)
Bi[ haj77j47 47 d88 shee h0l=.  (I have four siblings.)
Bi[ haj77j47 47 bi[ ahaa1dahojily3.  (Sibilngs take care of one another.)
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sick (he got)
b22h dah hooa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sick (he/she became), he/she had a fever
bitah honiigai Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sick (he/she is), he/she has a fever
bitah honeezgai Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sick (he/she is), he/she suffers from a disease, he/she suffers from a sickness
b22h dah haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sickness affects him (a), to catch a sickness, to come down with a sickness, to ail him
bididoolnah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sickness (he came down with a), he caught a sickness, he contracted a sickness
bidoolna Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sickness (he caught a), he caught a sickness, he came down with a sickness
bidoolna Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sickness (he contracted a), he caught a sickness, he came down with a sickness
bidoolna Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sickness (he is catching a), he is getting affected by a sickness, he is coming down with a sickness, a sickness is ailing him
bidiln44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sickness (he is coming down with a), he is catching a sickness, he is getting affected by a sickness, a sickness is ailing him
bidiln44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sickness (he is getting affected by a), he is catching a sickness, he is coming down with a sickness, a sickness is ailing him
bidiln44h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sickness (he/she suffers from a), he/she suffers from a disease, he/she is sick
b22h dah haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sickness (to catch a), a sickness affects him, to come down with a sickness, to ail him
bididoolnah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sickness (to come down with a), to catch a sickness, a sickness affects him, to ail him
bididoolnah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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side (back), back
an1ghah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sifts (one)
bin7k1zhn7[dah
T1d7d77n bin7k1zhn7[dah.  (One sifts corn pollen.)
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silversmith
b44sh [igaii 77[7n7 , b44sh [igaii yitsid7
b44sh [igaii 77[7n7  (people who make metal, those that make metal, out of raw materials)
b44sh [igaii yitsid7  (silversmith, Eastern Navajo version)
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Sir [elderly respect]
Hastiin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sister (his/her older)
b1d7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sister (his/her younger)
bideezh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sister (older)
1d7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sister (younger)
adeezh7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sister's son (male's)
ada Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sit on a chair or on something (you)
dah n7daah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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situation(s) (difficult), difficulty, problem
an1h00ti
Shik4yahdi l27g0 an1h00ti.  (There are many problems in my community.)
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six, 6
hast33 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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6:00 a.m. or p.m.
hast32di azl99
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sixteen, 16
hast31adah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sixty, 60
hast3diin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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size (of such a)
1k0n7[tso Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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skull, head
atsiitsiin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , tsiitsiin
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skulled cricket (black-)
bitsiitsiin [izhin7g77
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sky (up in the), up, up above, up high, up in the air
The Navajo suffix –go is used to say or speak h0dah or w0dah correctly in a sentence.
h0dah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , w0dah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , h0dahgo , w0dahgo
Ts7dii h0dahgo tsin y22h dah sid1.  (The bird is sitting up in the tree.)
Shichah h0dahgo sh1 dah s7aah.  (Set my hat up for me (on a shelf).)
Chid7 naata7 w0dahgo naata.  (The airplane is flying about up above.)
Ats1 w0dahgo dah siz98go yii[ts3.  (I saw an eagle flying along up in the sky.)
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sleep, drowsiness, sleepiness
awosh , bi[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Bi[ nisin.  (I am sleepy.)   Literally:  sleepiness + I think/want/need.
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sleep (he will)
iidoo[hosh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sleep (I will)
iideeshhosh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sleepiness, drowsiness, sleep
awosh , bi[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Bi[ nisin.  (I am sleepy.)   Literally:  sleepiness + I think/want/need.
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sleeping (he/she is), he/she sleeps
a[hosh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Shim0s7 47 azkaad yik11 a[hosh.  (My cat is sleeping on the rug.)
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(sleeping) mat
yaat[oh
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sleeps (he/she), he/she is sleeping
a[hosh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Shim0s7 47 azkaad yik11 a[hosh.  (My cat is sleeping on the rug.)
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slender stiff object (a), it sticks out, it extends
deez1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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slept (he or I)
ii[haazh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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slept (I or he)
ii[haazh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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slowly, carefully
The Navajo suffix –go is used to say or speak hazh00 correctly in a sentence.
hazh00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , hazh00go Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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slowly (speak)
hazh00go y1n7[ti Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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small area (it is), it is a small space
1hoo[ts77s7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 1hoo[ts7s7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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small eagles, February.   February (small eagles) is meant to mean that this is the month of the "Birth of Eaglets".
Ats1 Biy11zh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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small rodent, squirrel
haz47 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , haz47tsoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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small space (it is), it is a small area
1hoo[ts77s7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 1hoo[ts7s7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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small thing
1[ts77s7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 1[ts7s7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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smaller than it
bioh 1n7[tso Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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smell (there is a) [implies a good smell]
halchin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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snow (it has begun to)
deezhch77l Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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snow (it is beginning to)
dich77[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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snow (it will)
didooch77[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , doodzas Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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so (and), so then
1ko Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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so then, and so
1ko Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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something (he is telling)
halne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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something (I am telling)
hashne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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something is learned
7hooaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sometime later, wait!, in a little while
1tah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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son (male's sister's)
ada Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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son (man's)
aye Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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son of a female
biy11zh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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son of a male
biye Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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son (woman's)
ay11zh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Song & Dance.   A Navajo ceremonial song and dance.
Adit !ago !zhish
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soup, stew
atoo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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space (it is small), it is a small area
1hoo[ts77s7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 1hoo[ts7s7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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(space) the way it is, (area) the way it is
1hoot4ii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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speak (he has begun to), he is beginning to speak
ahoniilne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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speak (he is beginning to), he has begun to speak
ahoniilne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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speak slowly
hazh00go y1n7[ti Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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speck, dot (period), 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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spend the night (he will)
biidoo[k11[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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spending the night (he is)
bii[kaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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spent the night (he)
biisk3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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spin (wool) (I).   I spin (wool).
asdiz Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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spinach
biwaa
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spinning (wool) (she is).   She is spinning (wool).
adiz Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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spiritual or holy manner (in a)
hodiyingo
Aw44 47 hodiyingo yizhch9.  (The baby born in a spiritual manner.)
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spoon, ladle
b44sh adee Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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spouse, pal
achoon7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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spring
d2 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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spring (water), water flowing up out as a fountain
h11l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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springtime
d22go Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sprinkle (they)
deidini[
Din4 t1d7d77n deidini[go yee tsodadilzin.  (Diné sprinkle corn pollen to pray.)
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square (geometrical figure).   Literal Translation:   it is square-cornered.
dik3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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square (tool)
b44sh n1zhah7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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squirrel, small rodent
haz47 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , haz47tsoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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stand up [trees] (They)
de7l1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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stands [tree, pole, etc.] (it), it sticks up, it extends up
771 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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steak
b44gashii bits8 a[k7niilgizh7g77
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stern (he is), he is mean
hashk4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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stern (I am), I am mean
hashishk4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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stew, soup
atoo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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stew (beef), boiled beef
b44gashii bits8 shib4zh7g77
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stick (walking), cane
gish Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sticks out (it), it extends, a slender stiff object
deez1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sticks up (it), it extends up, it stands [tree, pole, etc.]
771 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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stomach
abid Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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stomach ache, stomach pain
ats3 hodiniih
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stomach area, belly, abdomen
ats3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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stomach pain, stomach ache
ats3 hodiniih
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store (food), grocery store
chiy11n b1 hooghan
Chiy11n b1hooghandi chiy11n t11 a[22 bi[ nahaz3.  (There are departments/areas for food in the grocery store.)
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store (grocery), food store
chiy11n b1 hooghan
Chiy11n b1hooghandi chiy11n t11 a[22 bi[ nahaz3.  (There are departments/areas for food in the grocery store.)
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story, history, it is told
hane Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Hataa baazhn711zh baa hane  (The story of visiting the father)
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story (his/her/its), his/her/its history
baa hane Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Hataa baazhn711zh baa hane  (The story of visiting the father)
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Story (Navajo Creation)
Din4 Bahane
Literal Translation:  Din4 (People) + Baa (about him/her/it) + hane (story).   Story of the People.
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stove
b44sh bii k-7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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street, road, path, 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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street name, road name, path name, trail name
atiin bizhi
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strength/strong (he/she is)
bidziil
Dib4 bits8 47 chiy11n bidziil7g77 1t4.  (Mutton is healthy food.)
Hastiin bidziil.  (The man is strong.)
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strong/strength (he/she is)
bidziil
Dib4 bits8 47 chiy11n bidziil7g77 1t4.  (Mutton is healthy food.)
Hastiin bidziil.  (The man is strong.)
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studies (that for which one)
baa 0lta Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Subordinating and adverbializing suffix attached to the end of a Navajo word.
-go Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
hai  (winter)   →   haigo  (during the winter)  or  (in the wintertime)
sh9  (summer)   →   sh98go  (during the summer)  or  (in the summertime)
j9  (day)   →   j98go  (during the day)  or  (in the daytime)
Atiing00 yish1a[go shii[ts3.  (He saw me while walking along the road.)
Ani88hii shii[ts32go sits33 dah diilwod.  (When the thief saw me he took off on the run.)  or  (Having seen me the thief ran off.)
T[44d33 ashhoshgo shichid7 shee neest99.  (Last night as (while) I slept my car was stolen.)  or  (While sleeping last night my car was stolen.)
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such as, like, including; (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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suffers from a disease (he/she), he/she suffers from a sickness, he/she is sick
b22h dah haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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suffers from a sickness (he/she), he/she suffers from a disease, he/she is sick
b22h dah haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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suffix attached to the end of a Navajo word (Subordinating and adverbializing).
-go Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
hai  (winter)   →   haigo  (during the winter)  or  (in the wintertime)
sh9  (summer)   →   sh98go  (during the summer)  or  (in the summertime)
j9  (day)   →   j98go  (during the day)  or  (in the daytime)
Atiing00 yish1a[go shii[ts3.  (He saw me while walking along the road.)
Ani88hii shii[ts32go sits33 dah diilwod.  (When the thief saw me he took off on the run.)  or  (Having seen me the thief ran off.)
T[44d33 ashhoshgo shichid7 shee neest99.  (Last night as (while) I slept my car was stolen.)  or  (While sleeping last night my car was stolen.)
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suffix (question)
A suffix serving to introduce a question.   It may be preceded by da if the question is to be answered back [with a yes or no type of answer].
-7sh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , -1sh , -0sh , -4sh
(Da) dichin7sh ]l9?  (Are you hungry?)     Aoo, dichin nish[9.  (Yes, I am hungry.)
(Da) Din4tsoh7sh yin7ly4?  (Is your name Din4tsoh?)     Aoo, Din4tsoh yinishy4.  (Yes, my name is Din4tsoh.)
Ad33d31sh doo Nan7zhoozh7g00 nis7n7y1a da?  (Didn't you go to Gallup yesterday?)
T[44d31sh yidzaaz?  (Did it snow last night?)
T11 hooghan7g77sh bii nighan?  (Do you live in a hogan?)
T11sh y11t4ehgo atiin chid7 bee?  (Is the road alright for a car?)
Da d77sh T0d7n4eshzheeg00 atiin?  (Is this the road to Kayenta?)
T1adoo le4sh n7n7zin?  (Do you want something?)
Nicheii biisx7ini7sh ni[ b44h0zin?  (Do you know the cause of death of your grandfather?)
Tah do0sh nidi[ n1 1ln4eh da?  (Haven't you had a blood test yet?)
Da aw44sh ni[to?  (Do you nurse the baby?)
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sugar
1sh88h [ikan Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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summer shelter, shade, shadow
chahaoh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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summer (where it is always)
ah44h4sh99h Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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Sunday
Dam98go Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , Dam0o Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sundown, sunset, evening
eeaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , i773 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
eeaah has a secondary difinition of “west”.   Look for it under west.
I773d33 47 Hozdohd66 n1niikai.  (We came home from Phoenix at sunset.)
I7732go daiid33.  (In the evening we ate supper.)
Sh7 tsx98[go hooghang00 n11shd1a[ doo t1adoo eeaah7 h11l1 i7732go 47 chaha[hee[ hodoolee[ d00 shichid7 bin11 1din.  (I'm in a hurry to get back home because it gets dark after sundown and my car has no lights.)
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sunrise
ha773 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sunrise, east
haaaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sunset, sundown, evening
eeaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , i773 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
eeaah has a secondary difinition of “west”.   Look for it under west.
I773d33 47 Hozdohd66 n1niikai.  (We came home from Phoenix at sunset.)
I7732go daiid33.  (In the evening we ate supper.)
Sh7 tsx98[go hooghang00 n11shd1a[ doo t1adoo eeaah7 h11l1 i7732go 47 chaha[hee[ hodoolee[ d00 shichid7 bin11 1din.  (I'm in a hurry to get back home because it gets dark after sundown and my car has no lights.)
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sunset (before)
h77[ch8
H77[ch8go 47 yah an1n7lka.  (Sheep are taken in before sunset.)
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surface or area (blue)
hodoot[izh
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surrounding him/her, around him/her
binaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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surroundings are that way (his)
bi[ haz3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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suspended, on top of
dah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sweater
44 naats--d7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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sweeps (one)
nahojishoh
Hooghan nigoo nahojishoh.  (One sweeps the floor.)
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sweet rolls, cake, cookies
b11h [ikan7 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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syrup (cough), tablets, cold medicine
dikos azee ahilneeh7g77 d00 yidl1n7g77
Dikos azee yidl1n7g77 yishdl33 n7t44 doo diskos da.  (I am not coughing after taking some cough syrup.)
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