What is the Navajo word for ancient enemy?
The navajo word for ancient enemy or ancient one is anasazi
Anasazi is originally a Navajo word meaning 'ancient enemy' or 'old-time stranger' that archaeologists applied to people who farmed the Four Corners before 1300 AD.
There is debate (among all) as to which current tribes are descendants of the Pueblo Builders (c.1200 BC); known generally as "Ancient Puebloans" or "Anasazi" the latter word being Navajo for "Ancient Ones" or "Ancient Enemy."
means Ancient one
The military utilized Navajo men who fashioned a secret code from their ancient Navejo language to relay messages of vital importance to the war effort. Navajo language was not decipherable to enemy
Anasazi (a Navajo word meaning " the ancient one"
Anasazi is from a Navajo word meaning ancestors of enemies or strangers (not Navajo). Most modern Pueblo people who are their descendants prefer Ancestral or Ancient Pueblo peoples. The Hopi prefer Hisatsinom.
We don't know who their enemies were before the Spanish arrived in about 1540. The word in Navajo for corn means enemies food or strangers food. The word for non Navajos is the same so we don't know if the ancestral Pueblo people were enemies or not. The word Anasazi can mean enemy ancestors or strangers ancestors as well. We do know they gained many skills and cultural ideas from the Pueblo so not all… Read More
The Navajo word for bread is bááh
That is a garbled and incorrect reference to the origin of the word Navajo. In the Tewa language nava was an old word for cultivated field and hu meant the mouth of a canyon - so navahu was cultivated fields in the mouths of canyons. It does not mean "enemy of cultivated fields".
The word Navajo is a noun, a proper noun; the name for the Navajo people of the southwestern US and the town of Navajo, NM. The word Navajo is also a proper adjective, for example Navajo language or Navajo art. A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun; for example: The Navajo are known for many crafts. They make world famous silver and turquoise jewelry. (The pronoun 'they' takes the place… Read More
łizhiní is the word for the color black in Navajo
The worst enemy of Ancient Egypt were the Greeks.
The Navajo word for boy is Ashkii, and boys is Ashiiké.
The word Navajo does not come from Spanish. The Spanish learned it in the middle 1500s when they were asking Pueblo Tewa speakers names of the the different Apache related groups. They were told the Dine' were the "Apache of the wide or river bottom fields". "Navahu'u" is Tewa for "farm fields in a valley". Navajo is how the Spanish then spelled it. The Navajo language is related to other Apache languages about the same… Read More
One might be that they developed both settled and nomadic societies. The Dene or Dineh, which means "People," is the name used for themselves by both the Navajo (or Navaho) and the Apache. The word "Navajo" is from the Spanish and indicates their settled lifestyle, while "Apache" is a Zuni word meaning "enemy" since these often raided other nations.
The Navajo word for large, great or big is: tsoh
The Navajo word for sky is yá. Or yádiłhił or yá'ąąsh.
The Wind Talkers of WW2. Spoke Navajo in radio communications so that the enemy could not translate it.
The Navajo word for otter is tabąąstiin (the strange ą sound is nasalised).
It means "the people". It's the word Navajo use for themselves. . . .
There is no word for king in Navajo. Navajo leaders did not have hereditary positions of absolute power. Navajo leaders were many and had no power to order anyone around. The word for leader is: naatʼáanii The word for the king in cards is from Spanish and is: zhéé. From rey
Their language was indecipherable to the enemy
In Navajo the word for belt is sis. A traditional Navajo belt of leather with silver conchos sewn on it is called sis Łigai.
There is no word for sorry in Navajo.
The Navajo word for gold is óola
The Navajo word for coyote is: mąʼii
The Navajo word for otter is: tabąąstiin
The Navajo word Ahiga means "he fights." Or you can say: naabaahii - person who fights
The Navajo word táni·l'ái means "which is spread out on water" and is used as the name for dragonflies
That really depends on what the Navajo word is. Come on, fill in the bloody blank.
The Navajo word is daan or daango.
The Navajo word, "Bilaganaana" means White Man of White person.
The Navajo word for horse is łįį' Pronouncing that word correctly is practically impossible for a non-native speaker.
The Spanish first used the term Apachu de Nabajo"in the 1620's. The word "nabajo" is thought to have come from Tewa, meaning wide fields near an arroyo. The word Apache may have come in the 1590's from the Zuni word for Navajo in the plural. Or it may have come from the Yavapai word for enemy. Together it means something like " the Apache people that have big corn fields along rivers" Juan de Oñate… Read More
Aside from whatever cultural contributions the Navajo made, during World War II Navajo men worked as "code talkers" to provide the US military with a form of field communication that could not be understood by the enemy.
Anasazi is from a Navajo word: ánaasází. It means ancestors of our enemies or of the strangers (not Navajo people). It is sometimes translated now as ancient ones. When white Americans first started exploring the ruins in the 1880s they had Navajo guides and workmen. These men gave them this name. The Navajo are thought to have entered the area around 1100 to 900 years ago and would have encountered these people. When the clans… Read More
The Navajo word for bear is shash. A grizzly is shashtsoh ("big bear"). Shash is the word in Navajo (Diné bizaad) for bear. You should not say the word out in the woods, it is bad luck.
what is the Navajo translation for lone wolve
The Navajo word for a caterpillar is ch'osh ditł'ooi.
In Navajo the term for silver is béésh łigaii.
The word for ruler or leader in Navajo is naat'áanii.
The Navajo word for corn is naadaa
The Navajo word for no is dooda. nda = "no"; ndaga = "no"; doo < sentence> da = also used for negation
Nothing, since washte is not a Navajo word. It is a Lakota word meaning "good".
The Navajo word for flute is: ts'isǫ́ǫ́s or disǫ́ǫ́s. Navajo flute would be perhaps: Diné bits'isǫ́ǫ́s or Diné bidisǫ́ǫ́s.
The correct Navajo name for themselves is Diné, but they now also use the term Naabeehó.
The Navajo term for fried bread is dahdiniilghaazh.
Historically is has also been spelled "Navaho". That is how English speakers heard it. Navajo is the Spanish derived spelling. They got it from a Tewa word meaning "fields in the river bottoms". Navajo speakers spell the Navajo Nation :" Naabeehó Bináhásdzo". In Navajo it is: Diné bikéyah or Dinétah. Diné is the Navajo word for Navajo people.
No. Like many cultures including Japanese and ancient Greek, the Navajo language groups blue and green together as one word. That word is Dootł'izh. But they see all the colors. If they want to talk about the difference they say: Ch'ilgo Dootł'izh- Green (Plant Green), Tátł'idgo Dootł'izh-- Green (Algae Green), Yágo Dootł'izh-- Blue (Sky Blue).
The Navajo word for dawn is hayííłką; early dawn is yidiiską.