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Useful phrases in Navajo

A collection of useful phrases in Navajo. You can see them in many other languages by clicking on the English versions.

English Diné Bizaad (Navajo)
(General greeting)
/ Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
How are you? E la na tte?
Reply to 'How are you?' Shił hózhǫ‘
Long time no see
What's your name?
My name is ...
Haash yinishly?
... yinishyé
Where are you from?
I'm from ...
Pleased to meet you
Good morning
(Morning greeting)
Yá'át'ééh abíní
Good afternoon
(Afternoon greeting)
Good evening
(Evening greeting)
Yá'át'ééh ałní'íní
Good night Yá'át'ééh hiiłchi'į'
(Parting phrases)
Hágoónee’ ("okay/alright then") / Hágooshį́į́
Yá’át’ééh / Lá'aa, hágoónee’ (responses)
Good luck
(Toasts used when drinking)
Have a nice day Nizhónígo Nee Ado’ááł
Bon appetit /
Have a nice meal
Bon voyage /
Have a good journey
I don't understand Doo ndiists'a' da
I don't know Hóla
Please speak more slowly Háázhó’ógo bee ádíní
Please say that again Ánáádí'ní
Please write it down
Do you speak Navajo?
Yes, a little
Dinéena bizaad doo shi?
bééhózin da
I don't speak Navajo Áats'íísígo eí k'ad bee yáshti' / Aou'
How do you say ... in Navajo?
Excuse me ShoohÁ
How much is this? Dí díkwíí bąąh íLį?
Sorry Dooládó’ dooda da
Please T'aa shoodi
Thank you
Where's the toilet? Háadish yah anída'aldah góne'?
This gentleman/lady will pay for everything
Would you like to dance with me?
I love you Ayóó ánííníshí / Ayóó ánóshí
Get well soon
Leave me alone!
Shíká anilyeedÁ!
Call the police!
Christmas and New Year greetings Nizhonigo Keshmish Baahózhó Doo Nínanahí
Easter greetings
Birthday greetings
One language is never enough
My hovercraft is full of eels
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