tùxwána

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Taos[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Taos tùxwána “fox” is cognate with term for “coyote” in the other Tiwa languages (Picuris, Sandia Southern Tiwa, Isleta Southern Tiwa).

Noun[edit]

tùxwána I.1 (duoplural túxwaną)

  1. fox, coyote (mammal)

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

tùxwána usually means “fox” but can also mean “coyote”; c’ȕnéna is the usual term for “coyote”.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • tu‘wana (Parsons)