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NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dibé(sheep) + łichííʼ(red) + (nominalizer).

VerbEdit

dibéłchíʼí

  1. to be brown
    Ayání dibéłchíʼíThe (one / two) buffalo (is / are) brown.
    Ayání daalchííʼThe (three or more) buffalo are brown.

See alsoEdit

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