Yá át ééh Shí Diné, wake up to a wonderful morning.
jiní jiní gossip, rumors · hearsay.
Yázhí itself is the Navajo equivalent of “little one” and is applied more broadly. For example “shizhé’é yázhí” refers to my father’s younger brother (uncle or little father). “Shimá yázhí” refers to my mother’s younger sister.
In Navajo, a warrior says what is in the people’s hearts. In Diné (Navajo), the word for warrior is naabaahii.
Tł’éé’honaa’éí I was once told this word meant: the one carried at night. This is a Navajo word for ‘moon. ‘ There are two common Navajo words for moon, but tł’éé’honaa’éí is the one most commonly… I’ll never pronounce it correctly, but it’s beautiful to listen to.
A collection of useful phrases in Navajo (Diné Bizaad), an Athabaskan language spoken in Arizona and New Mexico in the USA.
Useful phrases in Navajo.
|English||Diné Bizaad (Navajo)|
|I don’t understand||Doo ndiists’a’ da|
What is the meaning of waked up?
a : to cease sleeping : to become awake I woke up late this morning.
Also shortened to just łééchąą’, the Navajo word łééchąą’í refers to domesticated dogs. Inside this word is the separate chąą’. This is a word meaning ‘excrement, feces, poop, etc.
The Navajo word “glonnie” meaning “drunkard”.
kii yázhí en A male child, especially one younger than ten years of age.
Awéé’: the Navajo word for “baby”