chxǫ́ǫ́ʼí

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chǫ́ǫ́ʼí (spoiled, ruined) + -x- (emphatic infix), a truncation of nichǫ́ǫ́ʼí (to be ugly, filthy, worn out)

Verb[edit]

chxǫ́ǫ́ʼí

  1. to be ugly
  2. to be filthy
  3. to be worn out, used
    ééʼ chxǫ́ǫ́ʼí — used clothing