jóhonaaʼéí yináádáłígíí

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

jóhonaaʼéí (sun) + yináádáł (he is walking around it) + -ígíí (nominalizer)

Noun[edit]

jóhonaaʼéí yináádáłígíí

  1. planet
    Jóhonaaʼéí yináádáłígíí Biinis wolyéhígíí éí jóhonaaʼéí yichʼą́ą́h ííyáago yichʼą́ą́h siʼą́ą́ ńtʼééʼThe planet called Venus crossed the sun and blocked it. (transit of Venus)

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