"Shi dóó shimasaní."

Translation:My maternal grandmother and I.

May 4, 2019

2 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/dgcrosier

Can someone help me understand why the sentence was referring to the person speaking, instead of referring to everyone else first, like in English? Thanks!

May 4, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Ccf-Uk_2018

I think it’s just different in Navajo. In English you say “My grandmother and I”, in Navajo you say “I and my grandmother”. Hope that helps.

May 6, 2019
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