chidí naaʼnaʼí beeʼeldǫǫhtsoh bikááʼ dah naaznilígíí

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Composed of chidí naaʼnaʼí (caterpillar tractor), from chidí (car) + naaʼnaʼ (it crawls about) + (nominalizer); and beeʼeldǫǫhtsoh (cannon), from the verb beeʼeldǫǫh (explosion is made with it) + the adjectival enclitic -tsoh (big); and the particle bikááʼ (on it) plus the verb dah naaznil (they sit up) plus -ígíí (nominalizer).

Noun[edit]

chidí naaʼnaʼí beeʼeldǫǫhtsoh bikááʼ dah naaznilígíí

  1. (military) tank (military vehicle)
    Synonym: chidí naaʼnaʼí beeʼeldǫǫh bikááʼ dah naaznilígíí