ìałophàymųp’ȍhəothəlt’óynemą

Contents

TaosEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of ìało-(willow) + -phàymų- (“red”) + -p’ȍhəothəl- (“canyon”) [< -p’ȍ- (?) + -həo-(canyon) + -thəl- (?)] + t’óy-(person) + -nemą(inverse number inflection — indicates either singular or duoplural number).

NounEdit

ìałophàymųpȍhəothəltóynemą

  1. (ceremonial) Taos people (literally: "Red Willows Canyon People", "Canyon of the Red Willows People")

Alternative formsEdit

  • iałapai´mu pahöatel t’ainemu (Parsons)