naʼazhǫǫsh

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

naʼazhǫǫsh

  1. (botany) birch
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the birch wood used in the construction of the hoop and pole for the once popular hoop-and-pole game,[1] which often involved betting on the winners.

Noun[edit]

naʼazhǫǫsh

  1. (games) the hoop-and-pole game
  2. the pole used in the hoop-and-pole game
  3. casino
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