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it is hard, difficult

nah nh t-lth ah

Meaning: it is hard, as in difficult.

With today’s word, you simply use it to denote difficulty in a subject or action. Or, negate it like so:

Diné bizaad doo nantł’ah da. The Navajo language is not difficult.

Use the shił, nił and bił particles to create these phrases:

  • shił nantł’ah - it is difficult for me
  • nił nantł’ah - it is difficult for you
  • bił nantł’ah - it is difficult for him/her/it
  • Díí kool-aid shił nantł’ah yishdlą́. This kool-aid is difficult for me to drink.

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