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Diné Bizaad - Lesson 2

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shimá
my mother
shizhé'é
my father
shínaaí
my older brother
shitsilí
my younger brother
shádí
my older sister
shideezhí
my younger sister
shich'ooní
my spouse, close friend (cohabitation implied when of opposite sex)
shimá sání
my maternal grandmother
shicheii
my maternal grandfather
shinálí
my paternal grandfather (or grandmother; also grandchildren via son)
ayóo
very, really
ndi
but
doo ... da
(negation)
nantł'ah
(it is) difficult
nizhóní
(it is) beautiful
well (interjection)
hágoónee'
goodbye
lą́'ąą
OK (also, you're welcome)
da'
(question marker)
hólǫ́
there is, there are (dl.) (ie: existence, expresses possession)
dahólǫ́
there are (pl.)
ndaga'
no
Bee'eldííldahsinil
Albuquerque
Kin Łání
Flagstaff, Durango
Na'nízhoozhí
Gallup, NM
Naat'áanii Nééz
Shiprock, NM
Tót(x)a'
Farmington, NM
Tségháhoodzání
Window Rock, AZ (seat of Navajo govt)
Wááshindoon
Washington
lą́'ąą, éí shił yá'át'ééh
okay, sounds good to me
áadi
there
shinálí hastiin
my paternal grandfather
shinálí asdzą́ą́
my paternal grandmother
jó nizhóní
well, that's nice!
jó yá'át'ééh
hey, that's good!
Tséhootsooí
Ft. Defiance, AZ
(t'áá) hooghandi
at home
dóone'é
clan
haa dóone'é nílį́?
what clan are you (sg.)?
ha'át'íí bá shínílchíín?
for which clan were you (sg.) born?
... bá shíshchíín
I was born for the ... clan
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