Enclitics Examples of enclitics at kindi At the house/store d66’ from )lta’d66’ From the school g00 To, toward T[‘00g00 To/toward outside 7g77 The one who Naalnish7g77 The one who is working/the one shich Yes/no question Naalnish7sh? Is he/she working? di 7sh Resource: Din4 Bizaad B7n1hoo’aah: Rediscovering The Navajo Language. p. 41 Evangeline Parsons Yazzie, Ed.D. Margaret Speas, Ph.D. Enclitics Expressing Location or Direction with Enclitics If you want to express location or direction of an action in Navajo, we use a word that ends in an enclitic. The base word is a noun, often a place name, and the enclitic is placed at the end. hooghan hogan/home hoghandi At the hogan/ at home. Kin[1n7 Flagstaff/Dura ngo Kin[1n7d66’ From Flagstaff/Durango )lta’g00 Hooghan n7maz7g00 To school. To the hogan House/store/ town Kind66’ From the house/store/ Town. outside T[‘0o’di (at) outside. )lta’ School Hooghan n7maz7 hogan Kin T[‘00’ Resource: Din4 Bizaad B7n1hoo’aah: Rediscovering The Navajo Language. p. 41 Evangeline Parsons Yazzie, Ed.D. Margaret Speas, Ph.D.