yéigo

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yééʼ (terror, horror) + -go (-ly)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

yéigo

  1. diligently, intensely
  2. hard
  3. seriously

Usage notes[edit]

This adverb has augmentative force, and its exact meaning changes according to the verb that it modifies. With yilwoł (run), yéigo means fast, swiftly; with yáłtiʼ (talk), it means loud, loudly.

Interjection[edit]

yéigo

  1. with great effort, do it; try harder

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