mah ee-lth its soh ih
Literally: orange-colored coyote
Today’s word is ‘fox.’ As you might have guessed, there are two parts to the Navajo name: mą’ii (referring to the coyote) and łitsxoo’í (which refers to the color orange).
You may also notice a similar word ‘mą’ii deeshgiizh,’ which can refer to the Navajo name for the Jemez people of New Mexico!
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