Yá’át’ééh, ahéhee’, and nizhóní are common Navajo expressions you will hear amongst our Diné people. The most popular expression is yá’át’ééh and you will always hear a response back, “Yá’át’ééh!” There are several scenarios to use yá’át’ééh, but the most common is as a greeting.

There are several scenarios to use yá’át’ééh, but the most common is as a greeting. “Yá’át’ééh, shik’éí dóó shidine’é.” “Hello, family and friends – my people.”

Listen to more audio expressions on the Navajo Dictionary by Nihizaad.com.