ną̀phę́tho

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Taos[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌnæ̃̄ˈphẽ̄thɑ/

Etymology[edit]

From what is probably a folk etymology of the Sandia term: ną́ (“hill”) + -phę́- (“cloud”) + -tho (at). Cognate with Southern Tiwa nafį̀’athúde “Sandia Indian”.

Particle[edit]

ną̀phę́tho

  1. Sandia Pueblo (folk etymological meaning: “place of the cloud hills”, a reference to the sand dunes in the area)