níłtsą́

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ní- (ni-perfective 3rd person subject prefix) + -ł- (classifier)-tsą́ (neuter perfective stem of root -TSĄ́Ą́ʼ, “to rain”)

Noun[edit]

níłtsą́

  1. rain, shower
    níłtsą́ biʼáádfemale rain, gentle rain
    níłtsą́ bikąʼmale rain, violent thunderstorm

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