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hunger, hungry

dih chin

This is the Navajo word for hunger, or hungry.

To state “I am hungry”, you would need to say “dichin nisin”.

The word ‘nisin’ typically means to ‘desire’ something, but in this context, as with “baa ahééh nisin” (“I am thankful”), it refers to what’s on your mind.

Use the ‘nisin’ conjugation to change the statement from “I am hungry” to “you are hungry” with the verb ‘nínízin’ to create the statement “dichin nínízin”.

Ask if someone is hungry with the simple “Da’ - “ question identifier: “Da’ dichin nínízin?” (“Are you hungry?”).

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