"Béégashii bitsįʼ yį́yą́."

Translation:He eats beef.

May 25, 2019

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How can you tell the gender for the person eating with the verb "yíyá"? It has been used both for both masculine and feminine third person - I suspect it is because Navajo is a traditionally spoken-only language, so context would differentiate it, but is there any clear distinction?


Sometimes beegashii bitsi is beef, sometimes hamburger. I put she eats a hamburger. which was marked wrong.


If it a He! Would you say: Hastiin Béégashii bitsį' yiyą'?????

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