łichxíʼí

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From łichxííʼ ‎(he/she/it is orange / reddish orange) + ‎(nominalizer)

Noun[edit]

łichxíʼí

  1. the color orange
  2. that which is orange, the orange one

Usage notes[edit]

Łichxíʼí is on the redder side of orange, as compared to łitsxooí or yéego łitsooí on the yellower side of orange.

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Verb forms:

Colors in Navajo · nidaashchʼąąʼígíí (layout · text)
     łichííʼ      dinootłʼizh,
chʼilgo dootłʼizh
     łitso
(light yellow: diniltso)
     dinilgai      łigai
     ?      ?      ?      ?      dinilchííʼ
     diłhiłgo dootłʼizh      dootłʼizh      łichxíʼí
(light orange: diniltsxo)
     łibá
(dark gray: dinilzhin)
     ?
     łizhin      tsédídéehgo dootłʼizh      dibéłchíʼí, yishtłizh
(dark brown: dinilzhin)
     yágo dootłʼizh      dootłʼizhii