"Good morning and thank you."

Translation:Yáʼátʼééh abiní dóó ahéheeʼ.

October 11, 2018



I took extensive courses in Navajo and have learned from a professor of the language who happens to be my aunt. The correct spelling should be Yá'át'ééh 'abíní dóó 'ahxéhee'.

I am also a native speaker.

October 11, 2018


That's interesting! But I try to keep in mind that Navajo speakers in New Mexico have a bit of a different dialect than you would hear from those in Arizona; example, my mother has never seen it spelled with an "x" and neither have I :0

October 16, 2018


I have also taken a Navajo coarse. My teacger emphasized to us that Navajo bis a spoken language more so than a written. She said she wants proper apelling in her class, but wouldn't take away from alternate spelling. Both the x and without x can be proper spellings.

November 24, 2018


Well, I have done extensive coursework and did a lot of writing assignments.

I learned to spell from a great instructor who knows how to spell our language. (:

October 16, 2018

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This language is a little tricky for me. But I accept a challenge. :)

I: Yáʼ, GOOD MORNING brother, where are you átʼ?

Ééh? I think I am at a place called Abiní?

Abiní. That is not far, I'll pick you up. Do you want to watch Scooby dóó when we get home?

"A hé heeʼ … that show is funny. Sure. THANK YOU :)"

II: Doctor Hibberts laugh: "Ahéheeʼ" Thank you for the joke.

Yáʼ át ééh abiní dóó ahéhee.ʼ

ACCENTS: 3: ʼʼʼ 8: ''''''''

Yáʼátʼééh abiní dóó ahéheeʼ.

November 25, 2018


I love this

July 21, 2019


Why is my response incorrect? My answer was Ya at eeh abini doo ahehee. Good morning and thank you. What's wrong.

November 27, 2018


I'm having the same problem. Still not fixed.

January 18, 2019


While it will usually forgive lack of accents, you need the glottal stops. "Yá'át'ééh" is a single word, not three. If you can't do the accents, at least put "ya'at'eeh."

June 23, 2019


What is abiní and when is it used?

May 28, 2019


"abiní" means "morning"

June 23, 2019


My answer was typed exactly as the answer given as correct except that the accent symbols are not available to me to use.

April 25, 2019
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