sipapu

noun si·pa·pu \ˈsēˌpä(ˌ)pü\

Definition of sipapu

plural

-s

  1. :  a hole in the floor of a Pueblo Indian kiva symbolizing the place where the mythical tribal ancestors first emerged from the primordial underworld regions into the earthly realm

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Origin and Etymology of sipapu

Hopi síipaapu


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