hooghan

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Navajo[edit]

Modern Navajo hooghan.
Interior of a hooghan.

Etymology[edit]

ho- (deictic pronoun denoting space or area) + -ghan (verb stem meaning to live, reside)

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Noun[edit]

hooghan

  1. dwelling, home, hogan
    Hooghan baa hashneʼ dooleeł.
    Haʼaʼaahdę́ę́ʼ yah ajighááh. Ákweʼé nitsáhákees silá.
    Shádiʼááhjígo dahshdiighááh. Ákweʼé nahatʼá silá.
    Áádóó eʼeʼaahjígo dashdiighááh. Ákweʼé iiná silá.
    Áádóó náhookǫsjígo dashdiighááh. Ákweʼé sih hasin silá.
    I will speak about the hogan.
    You enter from the east. Here thought exists.
    You head toward the south. Here planning exists.
    You head toward the west. Here life exists.
    You head toward the north. Here wisdom exists.

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