álázhoozh

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

álaʼ (hand) + -zhoozh (perfective verb stem meaning a group of slender things that are arranged side-by-side in parallel), from Proto-Athabaskan *zhu̓zh, from Pre-Proto-Athabaskan *shuʼsh (possibly meaning to “move or lie in a bunch or pile”).

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álázhoozh

  1. finger
  2. phalanges of the hand
  3. metacarpals of the hand

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