Yeibichai

noun Yei·bi·chai \ˈyābəˌchī\

Definition of Yeibichai

plural

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  1. 1 :  a Navajo supernatural represented by a masked dancer in an initiation or curative ceremony

  2. 2 :  the ceremony performed by Yeibichai dancers

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Origin and Etymology of yeibichai

Navaho ye'ibeshichai


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