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.