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how many?
díkwíí
your years
ninááhai
my years
shinááhai
maybe, probably
daats'í
I forgot it
beisénah
!!
slowly, carefully
hazhó'ógo
say it again
bee ánáádí'ní
I remember
bénáshniih
she is months old
bee ńdeezid
I don't know
hóla
I know about it
shił bééhózin
living
bighango
however
áko ndi
How many younger brothers does Kii have?
díkwííshã' Kii bitsilí
He has one younger brother
T'ááłá'í bitsilí
How many cars does Mr. Hall have?
Mr. Hall díkwíí bichidí
Two cars
naaki bichidí
the months have passed
ńdeezid
the winters have passed
nááhai
I was in Gallup for two months
Na'nízhoozhídi naaki shee ńdeezid
The boys are 5 years old
Ashiiké ashdla' binááhai
Mr Yazzie has worked for the BIA for nine years
Hastiin Yazzie Wááshindoon yá naalnishgo náhást'éí nááhai
How many months did you 2 spend in Flagstaff?
Kin Łánídi díkwíí lá nihee ńdeezid
We were there ten months
áadi neeznáá nihee ńdeezid
perhaps, maybe, possibly, about
daats'í
He perhaps doen't have a job
éí daats'í doo naalnish da
He probably doesn't work very hard
doo daats'í ayóo naalnish da
Betsy likely knows about it
Betsy daats'í bił bééhózin
The baby is possibly 7 months old
awéé' daats'í tsosts'id bee ńdeezid
Who knows? Her father might.
Háísh bił bééhózin? Bizhé'é daats'í
This probably isn't Laura's baby
Díí daats'í doo Laura be'awéé' da
Hey, that's nice!
Nizhóní lá
The baby's name is Nasbah!
awéé' Naazbaa' wolyéé lá
It's a girl!
At'ééd lá
What is his name? I wonder what his name could be?
Haa lá wolyé
Where could her home be?
Háadi lá bighan
Which would be Mr. Kee's wife?
Háí lá Hastiin Kii be'esdzá~á~
Does that woman ever work! That woman is quite a worker!
éí asdzá~á~ ayóo naalnish lá
How many children do John and Bessie Yazzie have?
Díkwíí lá John dóó Bessie ba'áłchíní
Don't you forget it
Baa yóónééh lágo
I forget about it
beisénah
we forget about it
beisii'nah
we 3+ forget about it
baa deisii'nah
you forget about it
beisínínah
yawl forget about it
beisoonah
yawl 3+ forget about it
baa deisoonah
he forgets about it
yaa yooznah
they forget about it
yaa yooznah
they 3+ forget about it
yaa dayooznah
Did you forget [about] it?
Beisínínahísh
I forgot about it, yes!
Beisénah lá, aoo'
He forgot about me!
Shaa yooznah lá
I forgot about you
Neisénah
Landra forgot her little sister!
Landra bideezhí yaa yooznah lá
We forgot our books
Nihinaaltsoos beisii'nah
You 3 forgot your books
Nihinaaltsoos baa deisoonah
our baby, our child
nihe'awéé'
our little one
nihiyázhí
father: my son
shiye'
father: my daughter
shitsi'
mother: my son
shiyáázh
mother: my daughter
shich'é'é
Randy and Sue's baby/child is pretty
Randy dóó Sue be'awéé' nizhóní
you say it again (by means of it, thus you say again)
bee ánáádí'ní
say it again, slowly, carefully
Hazhó'ógo bee ánáádí'ní
you two say it again
bee ánáádoh'ní
you 3+ say it again
bee ánáádadoh'ní
you 1 say it after me
shikék'ehgóó ádíní
you 3+ say it after me
shikék'ehgóó ádadohní
that's it! That's the way!
ákót'é, ákót'éé lá
Learn this!
Díí bíhooł'aah
I remember it
bénáshniih
we remember it
bénéiilniih
we 3+ remember it
béédeiilniih
you remember it
béénílniih / bénánílniih
you 2 remember it
bénáłniih
you 3+ remember it
béédaałniih
he remembers it
yénálniih
they remember it
yénálniih
they 3+ remember it
yéédaalniih
Some of the Navajo words are hard for me; I don't remember them,
Diné bizaad ła' shił ndaantł'ah; éí doo bénáshniih da
Remember this!
díí béénílniih
He doesn't remember the word!
Saad doo yénálniih da lá
to know about it, to ascertain
bééhózin
information is unavailable/unknown
doo bééhózin da
Where does Jerry live? Do you know?
Jerry éí háadi bighan. Niísh nił bééhózin
No, I don't know. Carol might know.
Ndaga', doo shił bééhózin da. Carol daats'í bił bééhózin
So you just don't know, do you?
Doo nił bééhózin da lá ya'
Yes, I don't know
Aoo' doo shił bééhózin da
I don't know [and couldn't care less / I really don't want to tell you]
hóla[, doo shił bééhózin da ]
however
áko ndi
I like the Navajo language but it is very difficult for me
Diné bizaad shił nizhóní ndi ayóo shił nantł'ah
I like the Navajo language. However it is very difficult for me
Diné bizaad shił nizhóní. áko ndi ayóo shił nantł'ah
Two winters passed while he was working in Flagstaff
Kin łánídi naalnishgo naaki nááhai
Danny likes working at Window Rock
Danny Tségháhoodzánídi naalnishgo bił nizhóní
Betty is learning Navajo well (nicely)
Betty nizhónígo diné bizaad yíhooł'aah
(It being) how many? (after something has been named)
díkwíígo?
(It being) two
naakigo
You'll help me, won't you? If not (or else) Lynn will help me
Shíká adíílwoł ya'? éí doodago, Lynn shíká adoolwoł
he knows about it
bił bééhózin
you are saying it
diní
he remembers it
yénálniih
I read, I'm able to read, I'm able to count, I'm going to school
ííníshta'
I read it, I'm counting them
yíníshta'
How old are you, Kii?
Kii, díkwíí ninááhai?
I'm 8 years old.
Tseebíí shinááhai
Your older sister Mary is probably 9 years old?
Nádí Mary daats'í náhást'éí binááhai?
no, my older sister is 10 years old
Ndaga', shádí neeznáá binááhai
Please say it again slowly / carefully
Hazhó'ógo bee ánáádí'ní
The boys (3+) are 5 years old
Ashiiké ashdla' béédááhai
What's that Navajo's name?
éí diné haash wolyé
Is the baby four months old?
Awéé'ésh dí~í~' bee ńdeezid?
Where does Mr. Bitter Water work?
Hastiin Tó Dích'íinii háadi naalnish?
Does s/he live in Fort Defiance?
Da' éí Tséhootsooídi bighan?
Who works in Ganado?
Háí lá Lók'aahnteeldi naalnish?
Who does Pat work for?
Pat háí yá naalnish?
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She perhaps is not a Navajo baby?
Éí daats'í doo diné at'ééd nilį́į da?
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You don't like that story, do you?
Éé hane' doo nił yá'á't'ééh da ya'?
Some of the Navajo words are hard for me; I don't remember them
Diné bizaad ła' shil ndaantł'ah, éí doo bénáshniih da
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What about his wife? You don't remember?
Bich'ooni'sha'? Doósh béénílniih da?
The girl named Bertha is two months old
At'e'e'd Berta wolye'ego naaki bee n'deezid
How many years did he work there?
Díkwíí' nááhaigo áadi naalnish?
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