níłtsą́

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ni- (modal-aspectival prefix) + -łtsʼąʼ (neuter perfective stem, to flow in a trickle), from -tsʼąąh (to collect (as water))

Noun[edit]

níłtsą́

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