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)
     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
                          dootłʼizhii
             yágo dootłʼizh              dootłʼizh              diłhiłgo dootłʼizh              tsédídéehgo dootłʼizh