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)
     łichííʼ      dinooltłʼizh,
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