"Hello skunk."

Translation:Yáʼátʼééh gólízhii.

October 27, 2018

3 Comments


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Hi, Mr. Skunk.

January 2, 2019

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Etymology
The first syllable, gó, is of unclear origin and meaning. The remainder is thought to be from łizh (“urine”) + -ii (nominalizer)

Source:

Wiktionary

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/g%C3%B3l%C3%ADzhii


In Navajo

• Striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis)

Gólízhii noodǫ́zígíí

• Spotted skunk (Spilogale)

Gólízhii yistłʼinígíí / Gólízhii łikizhígíí

• Hooded skunk (Mephitis macroura)

Gólízhii binághah dah łigaiígíí

Source:

Wikiibíídiiya

October 27, 2018

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This way to write the Navajo way of Hello is not the way they do it! Hummmmm?

March 11, 2019
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