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
                          dootłʼizhii
             yágo dootłʼizh              dootłʼizh              diłhiłgo dootłʼizh              tsédídéehgo dootłʼizh