ahóóhai

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Navajo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Shortening of naaʼahóóhai (rodeo), which referred to the popular chicken-pull, a Native-American contest in horsemanship in which the rider tries at full gallop to snatch up a half-buried chicken.

Noun[edit]

ahóóhai

  1. rodeo
  2. agricultural show (at a tribal, county, or state fair)