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"Thank you, paternal grandmother"

Translation:Ahéheeʼ shí nalí asdzaan

January 9, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Morgan1039

Why not "Ahehee nali asdzaan?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SariahLily

Always use possessives when addressing a family member in Navajo.

The versions they give without possessives are rare.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JLOG11

Why not shimasani


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SariahLily

That's maternal grandmother. It's what you call your mom's mom, not your dad's mom.

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