éí

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Navajo[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

éí

  1. Demonstrative pronoun, used to mark and/or refer to the subject of a sentence.
    • Awééʼ éí tʼáá naaki ńdeezid. Éí Dlíníbaaʼ wolyé.
      The baby is only two months old. She is called Dlíníbaaʼ.
    • Shimá bimósí tʼóó ahayóí ndi, éí shicheii bighandi kéédahatʼį́.
      My mother has a lot of cats, but they (the cats) live at my grandfather's house.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually refers to something remote from the speaker.

Derived terms[edit]