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Wóózhchʼį́į́d

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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root -CHʼĮ́Į́D (to be hoarse), referring to the sound of an eaglet’s cry and its changing voice. For a base with similar meaning, see bizhízhchʼį́į́d (his voice is changing).

Compare Western Apache Múhshchiiʼ (February, owl hoots).

NounEdit

Wóózhchʼį́į́d

  1. March
    Wóózhchʼį́į́d biiʼ yiził. Naadįįtseebíígóó yoolkááł.It is March 28th. (It is in the month of March. It is the twenty-eighth day.)

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