ìałophàymųp’ȍhəothəlt’óynemą

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Taos[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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).

Noun[edit]

ìałophàymųpȍhəothəltóynemą

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

Alternative forms[edit]

  • iałapai´mu pahöatel t’ainemu (Parsons)