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ERIC Number: ED232802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 47
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-936008-18-0
ISSN: N/A
Dual Language = Saad Ahaah Sinil. A Navajo-English Dictionary. Revised Edition.
Austin, Martha, Ed.; Lynch, Regina, Ed.
A dual-language Navajo-English dictionary provides a chart of the Navajo kinship system, a two-page map of the Navajo Nation, and English equivalents for Navajo words in 46 linguistic and cultural categories. Included are words for: races (Indian and other ethnic groups); Navajo clans; age groups; Navajo ceremonies; body parts; sickness; clothing; grooming; jewelry; different types of hogans/houses and their contents; outdoor surrroundings; tools; kitchen utensils; food; domestic and wild animals; birds; insects; plants; heavenly bodies; minerals; sacred mountains; rivers, creeks and washes; weather; geograhical directions and spatial relationships; time; days, months, and seasons; office and school supplies; numbers; shapes, lines, and textures; colors; games and sports; community places and people; equipment and transportation; weaving; riding gear; towns and cities; adjectives; counting money; and mathematical terms. (MH)
Navajo Curriculum Center, Rough Rock Demonstration School, Star Route 1, Rough Rock, AZ 86503 ($5.00; 5 or more, 15% discount).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: EnglishNavajo
Sponsor: Office of Indian Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rough Rock Demonstration School, AZ. Navajo Curriculum Center.
Identifiers: Insects; Money; Navajo (Nation); Plants (Botany)