NavajoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root -YĄĄD (to be wise).

NounEdit

są́

  1. old age, senectitude
    są́ʼah naaghááí bikʼeh hózhóón
    one (a male) who travels far and wide and lives through old age, and one (a female) who leaves beauty and harmony in passing (many possible interpretations of the saying have been attempted, including: "live in beauty into old age"; "long life and happiness"; "long-lasting life of harmony"; "walk in beauty throughout your life"; "yin and yang")

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