Dził Náʼoodiłii

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From dził (mountain) + náʼoodił (people move around) + -ii (nominalizer)

Proper noun[edit]

Dził Náʼoodiłii

  1. Huerfano Mountain, New Mexico

Usage notes[edit]

One of the six sacred mountains of the Navajo. Dził Náʼoodiłii is located in the center of Dinétah, so the Navajo people move around it. It was the original home of Áłtsé Hastiin (First Man) and Áłtsé Asdzą́ą́ (First Woman). Dził Náʼoodiłii is said to be suspended from the sky by sunbeams. See Diné Bahanéʼ.