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)
     łigai      łibá
(dark gray: dinilzhin)
     łizhin      dibéłchíʼí, yishtłizh
(dark brown: dinilzhin)
             dinilchííʼ              łichííʼ, ?              łichxíʼí
(light orange: diniltsxo)
             łitso
(light yellow: diniltso), dinilgai
             ?              dinooltłʼizh,
chʼilgo dootłʼizh
             {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              dootłʼizhii, ?
             yágo dootłʼizh              dootłʼizh              ?, diłhiłgo dootłʼizh              ?, tsédídéehgo dootłʼizh