łichxíʼí

NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From łichxííʼ ‎(he/she/it is orange / reddish orange) + ‎(nominalizer)

NounEdit

łichxíʼí

  1. the color orange
  2. that which is orange, the orange one

Usage notesEdit

Łichxíʼí is on the redder side of orange, as compared to łitsxooí or yéego łitsooí on the yellower side of orange.

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Verb forms:

Colors in Navajo · nidaashchʼąąʼígíí (layout · text)
     łichííʼ      tsédídéehgo dootłʼizh      łitso
(light yellow: diniltso)
     dinootłʼizh,
chʼilgo dootłʼizh
     ?      dootłʼizh      diłhiłgo dootłʼizh
     ?      ?      dinilgai      ?      dootłʼizhii      yágo dootłʼizh      ?
     dibéłchíʼí, yishtłizh
(dark brown: dinilzhin)
     dinilchííʼ      łichxíʼí
(light orange: diniltsxo)
     łizhin      łibá
(dark gray: dinilzhin)
     łigai
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