DMA Dine’ (Navajo) word of the week Biniʼanitʼᾴᾴtsoh

Biniʼanitʼᾴᾴtsoh is the Dine’ (Navajo) name for the month of September. It defines the end of the Navajo calendar/13th month of the year. The beginning of the word Biniʼanitʼ means “Harvest.” And the word ᾴᾴtsoh means “Big” in translation. When the two words are put together it actually means, “Big Harvest” and the month of the ripening of late crops.