Tiwa

noun Ti·wa \ˈtēwə\
variants: less commonly

Tigua

\ˈtēwə\

Definition of Tiwa

plural

Tiwa

or

Tiwas

also

Tigua

or

Tiguas

  1. 1a :  any of several Tanoan peoples of north and south central New Mexico b :  a member of any of such peoples

  2. 2 :  the language of the Tiwa peoples

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Origin and Etymology of tiwa

Spanish tigua, of American Indian origin


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