nidaashchʼąąʼígíí

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Navajo[edit]

Nidaashchʼąąʼígíí

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From naashchʼąąʼ (painting) + da- (pluralizer) + -ígíí (nominalizer)

Noun[edit]

nidaashchʼąąʼígíí (base nidaashchʼąąʼígíí)

  1. colors
    Díí haitʼáo naashchʼąąʼ? — What color is this?
    Díí éí tátłʼidgo dootłʼizh. — This is green.
    Áádóó nááná dííshąʼ? — And what about this one?
    Díí yágo dootłʼizh. — It’s blue.

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
             {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              dootłʼizhii, ?
             yágo dootłʼizh              dootłʼizh              ?, diłhiłgo dootłʼizh              ?, tsédídéehgo dootłʼizh