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Haidą́ą́’ ’a’áán góne’ naashnish ńt’éé’ --- doo shił yá’áhoot’éeh da.

winter-past mine.shaft inside 1-work.I past neg 1-with 3-good.N neg

I worked in the mine (shaft) last year and I didn’t like it. (YM 1987:84)

’Adeesdíilgo dibé sits’ą́ą́’ dah diijéé’.

3-thunder.P-GO sheep 1-away-from start-3-run.Pl.P
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When thunder rumbled the sheep stampeded on me, ran away from me. (YM 1987:18)

’Ashkii chizh dáádílkał yiníkáiyiníłhan.

boy firewood door 3-through-3-3-throw.P
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The boy threw the firewood through the door. (YM 1987:234)

’Ákǫ́ǫ́ shił díí’ash.

there 1-with 2sg-go.du.F
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You will go there with me.

-’ąą

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beyond, on the other side, in addition to

-ba’

-di

at a general location or point in space or time

-ee

-ę́ę+-dą́ą́’ (yę́ędą́ą́’)

-gha

-góó

to, toward, along, on, with a numeral it indicates a date

-jigo

-jí

designates ceremonies, religious and political institutions and lifeways

Ałk’idą́ą́’ Diné bikéyah bikáa’gi łį́į́’ bichąą bíighahgo tł’oh deíl’áá ńt’éé’ jiní.

long.ago Navajo.land 3-upon-at horse 3-belly sufficient-GO Pl-3-extend.out.of.sight.SNP hearsay
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They say that long ago the grass in the Navajo country was as high as a horse’s belly. (YM 1987:6)

ááłk’iis

Béésh bii’ kǫ’í ná ch’ídeesh’ááł.

metal 3-in fire 2-for out 3-1-carry.F
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I will carry the stove out for you. (YM 1987:293)

Bilagáana bizaad bił nantł’a.

English language 3-with 3-difficult.NI
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English is difficult for him/her.

Bilagáana kin baa naháłnii’go neeznáá nááhaijį’ bik’é na’iishłée dooleełgo bił ’ahadi’nisht’ą́.

whiteman house 3-from 3-1-buy.P-GO ten years-up.to 3-for 1-pay.X fut-GO 3-with sup-1-agree.P
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When I bought a house from a whiteman I entered into a ten-year payment contract with him. (YM 1987:37)

Bįįh bináyaa niłchiin ’éí hataałii chodayooł’į́.

deer 3-eye beneath matter that medicineman 3-3-use.I
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The matter from under the eye fold of a deer is used by medicine men. (YM 1987:113)

Ch’é’étiingóó naanéhígíí shił bééhózin.

entrance-along 3-play.I-COMP 1-with 3-know.NI
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I know that he is playing by the entrance.

Chidí bitiin ’ałts’ą́ą́hjí ’ańt’i’.

There’s a fence on both sides of the highway. (YM 1987:110)

Chidí ła’ bíká ’í’iishłaa.

car some 3-for 1-order.P
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I ordered a car.

Da’iidą́ągo sitsilí bilééchąą yázhí náneeskaadí ła’ yá yiidiyiisdláád dóó yaa yiizhjaa’.

1Pl-eat.I-GO 1-brother 3-puppy tortilla some 3-tear.P and 3-to 3-3-give.P

While we were eating my little brother tore off pieces of tortilla and gave them (one after another) to his puppy. (YM 1987:180)

Damóo yę́ędą́ą́’ dziłghą́ą́’dę́ę́’ shádí dóó ba’áłchíní bił ’adaashkai.

sunday past.time mountain-top.of-from 1-elder.sister and 3-children 3-with downward-1-go.Pl.P
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Last Sunday I accompanied my older sister and her family down from the mountaintop. (YM 1987:11)

Damóo yę́ędą́ą́’ dziłghą́ą́’dę́ę́’ shádí dóó ba’áłchíní bił ’adaashkai.

sunday past-time mountain top.of-from 1-elder.sister and 3-children 3-with downward-1-go.Pl.P
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Last Sunday I accompanied my older sister and her family down from the mountaintop. (YM 1987:11)

Dibé doo deeghánígóó ’ałkéé’ ’adíítąądgo hooghanjį’ náákah.

sheep neg long.distance-neg-GO following.behind 3-in.a.line.NP-GO home-up.to return.go.I
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The sheep were strung out a long ways, one behind the other, as they headed home. (YM 1987:33)

Dibé dził binaashii nanishkaad.

sheep hill 3-across.from 3-1-herd.CI
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I am herding sheep across from the hill.

Dlǫ́ǫ́’ ba’áán góne’ yah ’adeeshnii’go dlǫ́’áyázhí shishhash.

prairie.dog 3-hole into down1-3.to.reach́.out.hand prairie.dog-little 1-bite.P
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I stuck my hand into a prairie dog hole and a little prairie dog bit me. (YM 1987:259)

Hastiin sání léi’ ’áłchíní bił yanáa’áago yił nahalne’.

man old INDEF children 3-with 3-pile.NI-COMP 3-with 3-tell.CI
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An old man is telling stories to a pile of children. (Lit. the children are piled with him) (YM 1987:750)

Mary łį́į́’ bił yá’át’ééh.

Mary horse 3-with 3-good.NI

Ndáa’di shizhé’é diné ła’ yił ’ahi’niighą́ąhgo bita’ niséya.

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When a man started fighting them with my father at the War Dance, I got in between. (YM 1987:59)

Nimá yázhí bighangóó díílwoł dóó ’áájí ’awéé’ baa ’áhólyą́ą dooleeł.

2-Auntie 3-house-toward 1-run and there baby 3-to 1-care future
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Go to your aunt’s house and take care of the baby over there. (YM 1987:1)

Obi-Wan Kenobi, shíká ’ajoolwod.

Obi-Wan Kenobi 1-after indef-4-run.P
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Obi-Wan Kenobi helped me.

Sha’ałchíní béeso ’ashladiin baa nínil ńt’éé’ t’ááła’ajį́ ’ałtso yibadooskai.

1-children money 50 3-for 2-put.PlO.P past at-once all 3-3-exhaust.P
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I gave my children fifty dollars and they went through it in a single day. (YM 1987:168)

Shá hooł’aah.

1-for areal-2 move-over.I

Sháahsita’gi yihę́ęsgo tsin-ts’ósí bee yích’id.

1-point.between.shoulder.blades 3-itch.I-GO stick 3-with 3-1-scratch.P
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When I got an itch between my shoulder blades, I scratched it with a stick. (YM 1987:1)

Shilééchąą’í sitsijį’ yiłwoł.

1-dog 1-ahead-to 3-run.I

My dog is running along ahead of me. (YM 1987:252)

Shiye’ éí naaki béeso yideená shichidí yésį́.

1-son TOP two money 3-exchange.for 1-car 3-stand.SPN
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My son is standing, guarding my car for two dollars. (YM 1987:245)

Shį́į́dąą́ą́’ łé’é yázhí shee hazlį́į́’.

summer-past pony 1-with 3-become.P
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I got a pony last summer, I acquired a pony last summer. (YM 1987:410)

Shį́į́dą́ą́’ na’niiłkaadgo t’áá ’áháníjį’ ’adeeshch’iłgo bik’ee deelyiz.

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Last summer when we were out herding sheep a bolt of lightning struck nearby and gave us a startle. (YM 1987:29)

Sitsilí shilááh ’áníłdáás.

my.brother 1-beyond 3-heavy.NI
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My younger brother is heavier than I am.

T’áá ch’ééh ’ásht’į́įgo bįįh biyaaghah ’eelwod.

just in.vain 1-act.NI-GO deer 3-around.corner 3- run.away.P
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I was still trying (to get a bead) when the deer went around a corner and disappeared. (YM 1987:258)

T’íís Ts’ózídí shicheii bidááh niyá.

Crownpoint.at 1-grandfather 3-meet 1-walk.P
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I met my grandfather at Crownpoint.

Tó bąąhjí naa’ołí k’idíílá.

Tózis biníká dínísh’į́į́’.

bottle 3-through 1-look.X
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I’m looking through the glass bottle. (YM 1987:234)

Tsékooh góyaa tł’óół bee ’adanásh’nah.

canyon areal-down 3-with 1-climb.down.R
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I climb down into the canyon with a rope. (YM 1987:11)

Tsinaabąąs bikáá’d’ t’áá ’ałkéé’ ’adahaago’ ndeii’néego.

wagon 3-top-from just one-after-another down-1Pl-fall.P 3Pl-play.CI-GO.CI
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Playing, we fell one after another off the wagon. (YM 1987:9)

Tł’óół tsin bigaan binah dah sélá.

rope stick arm 2-against up 3-1-hung.P
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I hung the rope over the tree limb. (YM 1987g:32)

Yas Niłt’ees bini góne’ yas dajiłhį́į́h.

January 3-in 3-into snow Pl.4-melt.I
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In January you melt snow.

Łééchąą’í kin bitł’ááh góyaa ’ałhosh.

dog house 3-under down 3-sleep.NI
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The dog is asleep under the house. (YM 1987:251)