dibéłchíʼí

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dibé ‎(sheep) + łichííʼ ‎(red) + ‎(nominalizer).

Verb[edit]

dibéłchíʼí

  1. to be brown
    Ayání dibéłchíʼíThe (one / two) buffalo (is / are) brown.
    Ayání daalchííʼThe (three or more) buffalo are brown.

See also[edit]

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