"dootłʼizhii"

Translation:dime

October 16, 2018

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Etymology

dootłʼizh (“to be green, blue”) + -ii (nominalizer)

Noun

dootłʼizhii

  1. turquoise (the gemstone)
  2. turquoise (the color)

Source:

Wiktionary
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/dootłʼizhii

October 16, 2018

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Color terms for money comes from practice of trading posts issuing there own currency (illegally) with values being standardized by color.

November 17, 2018
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