Wóózhchʼį́į́d

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root -CHʼĮ́Į́D (to be hoarse), referring to the sound of an eaglet’s cry and its changing voice. For a base with similar meaning, see bizhízhchʼį́į́d (his voice is changing).

Compare Western Apache Múhshchiiʼ (February, owl hoots).

Noun[edit]

Wóózhchʼį́į́d

  1. March
    Wóózhchʼį́į́d biiʼ yiził. Naadįįtseebíígóó yoolkááł.It is March 28th. (It is in the month of March. It is the twenty-eighth day.)

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