dinilchííʼ

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

di- ‎(color) + -ni- ‎(approximate) + -Ø- ‎(3rd person subject prefix) + -l- ‎(classifier) + -chííʼ ‎(imperfective verb stem)

Verb[edit]

dinilchííʼ

  1. it is pink

Usage notes[edit]

This is a neuter verb that uses only the imperfective mode.

Conjugation[edit]

IMPERFECTIVE singular duoplural plural
1st person dinishchííʼ diniilchííʼ dadiniilchííʼ
2nd person dinílchííʼ dinołchííʼ dadinołchííʼ
3rd person dinilchííʼ dadinilchííʼ
4th person dizhnilchííʼ dazhdinilchííʼ

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

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