how to pronounce navajo


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the above transcription of navajo is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

navajo is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of navajo in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… attending a demo of Navajo painting made …”

meanings of navajo


  1. A member of the Navajo people, currently the largest Native American tribe in North America.


  1. An Apachean (Southern Athabaskan) language of the Athabascan language family belonging to the Na-Dené phylum. It is spoken by 149,000 people in the American Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado).

navajo frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word navajo occurs in english on average 1.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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