Tązhii

At the beginning of October we threw a lot of ‘bird’ terms at you (tsídii).

One of those words was tązhii, and is probably the most appropriate to start off this week. It refers to the turkey.

Back in April, there was also a word referring to beef (béégashii bitsį’). The latter part of the phrase can be used in conjunction with turkey to form tązhii bitsį’, which describes turkey meat.

If you’re wondering what to call the cartilage that comes with cooking poultry/fowl (like chicken), it’s your lucky day! It’s referred to as ooshgę́ę́zh, which you’ll also find in our April archives.