Nizhónígo Nináánááhai Dooleeł

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nizhóní (beautiful) + -go (adverbial suffix) + nináánááhai (again a year has passed) + dooleeł (it will be)

Phrase[edit]

Nizhónígo Nináánááhai Dooleeł

  1. Happy New Year

Usage notes[edit]

The phrase Nizhónígo Nináánááhai Dooleeł refers to the current year. Use it starting on January 1. To refer to the coming year which has not yet started, say Baa Hózhǫ́ǫgo Nee Nínáádoohąh.