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"Yáʼátʼééh abiní!"

Translation:Good morning!

October 5, 2018



If anyone hears anything about if/when they'll be adding audio to the course, I'm very curious about that. I know it's oftentimes not up to the course creators, sadly. But here's hoping.

I think Navajo (and any other NA languages they'll hopefully add someday) would especially benefit from audio, given how different the pronunciation and phonology are from much of what an English speaker is likely to have heard or seen.

Thank you so much to the course contributors!


They added audio now!


I could if I knew how. I know the pronunciation of Navajo words. https://www.omniglot.com/writing/navajo.htm


Yá'át'ééh Abini translates to both hello good morning and good morning. Depends on how you use it. I'm Navajo, I know my language, i was just pleasantly surprised to see Navajo as language to learn.


I am so very happy to have the audio tracks. I'd given up on trying to learn from the transliteration alone.


Theres also a navajo learning app made by navajos with sound its not free but its worth it just type in google play "speak navajo vol.1 and it goes up to vol. 4 each volume is .99 cents but it has audio.


Is this 'Good' as in 'That tastes good' or is it just as a greeting?


Yáʼátʼééh still means "Hello," but I imagine that adding "morning" to it makes this a literal translation of "Hello, morning." which becomes "Good morning" in English. It's important to note that tribal languages like this are very different from the languages we know and speak because Native Americans were very separate from the places that languages like English, German, Spanish, Russian, French, etc. were developed together.


"Yáʼátʼééh" actually means "it is good."


No Yá áh téh (good-as in hello or how are you? Tastes "good" is more like łicaan halnii.


It means "it is good", as opposed to "evil", and also appropriate, fit, nice.


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Where's the sound? The other languages are working why not this?


there is no sound yet


The seems like a alpha version. Because there's no sound at all. I hope this will be fixed soon. I really love that tribal languages are getting included to Duolingo too. I hope my Indian languages will getting edit too soon. For example languages from Amazonia.


Me da un poco de miedo este idioma


Where can i get a keyboard for my phone that has all the marks? If i just spell the words correctly, they are marked wrong.

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