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Diné Bizaad - Lesson 3

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łáa'ii
1 (counting only)
t'ááłá'í
1 (used in a sentence)
naaki
2
táá'
3
dį́į́'
4
ashdla'
5
hastą́ą́
6
tsosts'id
7
tseebíí
8
náhást'éí
9
neeznáá
10
awéé'
baby (child - sg. form of áłchíní)
k'ad
now
díí
this, these
t'áá shǫǫdí
please (only used for special favor)
ahéhee'
thank you (only used for special favor)
ya'
eh? (a confirmation tag)
shíká adíílwoł
you will help me
hágoshį́į́
okay; very well; you're welcome (in response to ahéhee')
níká adeeshwoł
I will help you
t'áá kwe'é
right here
nóomba
number(s)
chidí
car, vehicle
naaltsoos
book, paper
-ká
for, after (postposition)
Jim doo níká adoolwoł da ya'?
Jim isn't going to help you, is he?
Aoo', éí doo shíká adoolwoł da
No, he isn't going to help me (affirmative response to negative question)
Da' éí doo nił yá'át'éeh da?
Don't you like it?
Mary bimá bił bighan
Mary's mother lives with her
Mary bimá yił bighan
Mary lives with her mother
John James yíká adoolwoł
John will help James
John bizhé'é bíká adoolwoł
John's father will help him (John)
John bizhé'é yíká adoolwoł
John will help his father
Nancy bitsilí bá naalnish
Nancy's younger brother works for her
Nancy bitsilí yá naalnish
Nancy works for her younger brother
Susie Walmart yá naalnish
Susie works for Walmart
naanish
work
Názlíní
Nazlini, AZ
éísh naalnish?
does he (/she) work?
ólta'
school
ba'áłchíní hastą́ą́
he has six children
Nihichidí naaki
we have two cars
shádí éí t'ááłá'í
I have one older sister
ádin
there is no/none; nothing; zero
ádaadin
there are no/none (plural)
naashnish
I work
neiilnish
we (dl.) work
ndeiilnish
we (pl.) work
nanilnish
you work
naałnish
you (dl.) work
ndaałnish
you (pl.) work
naalnish
he/she works
naalnish
they (dl.) work
ndaalnish
they (pl.) work
shá
for me, for my benefit, on my behalf
for you, for your benefit, on your behalf
nihá
for us (dl.), for our benefit, on our behalf
She'asdzą́ą́ ádin
my wife is gone
ashkii binaaltsoos ádin
the boy has no book
ashkii binaaltsoos ádaadin
the boy has no books (or paper)
kwe'é hooghan ádin
there is no hogan here
t'áásh hooghandi nanilnish?
are you working at home?
shich'é'é (shiché'éké)
my daughter(s) (said by/of a woman)
asdzání (sáanii)
young woman (women)
asdzą́ą́ (sáanii)
woman, wife (women/wives)
ashiiké
boys
at'ééd (at'ééké)
girl(s)
shinálí (shinálíké)
my grandchild(ren) (said by/of a man)
shitsóí (shitsóóké)
my grandchild(ren) (said by/of a woman)
shitsi' (shitsi'ké)
my daughter(s) (said by/of a man)
shiyáázh (shiyáázhké)
my son(s) (said by/of a woman)
shiye' (shiye'ké)
my son(s) (said by/of a man)
bizáanii
his wives
sáanii
the elderly
háidíígíí?
which one of these?
díkwíí (díkwíísh, díkwííshą')
how many?
hooghan
hogan, home (when possessed)
háadi naalnish?
where does he work? (geographic)
háísh yá naalnish?
where does he work? (for whom)
díí éí shahane'
this is my story
t'áá ákódígo shahane'
that's all of my story
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